"President Trump believes in a free press and expects and welcomes tough questions of him and his Administration. We will, however, never tolerate a reporter placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern. This conduct is absolutely unacceptable. It is also completely disrespectful to the reporter’s colleagues not to allow them an opportunity to ask a question. President Trump has given the press more access than any President in history.
Contrary to CNN’s assertions, there is no greater demonstration of the President’s support for a free press than the event he held today. Only they would attack the President for not being supportive of a free press in the midst of him taking 68 questions from 35 different reporters over the course of an hour and a half – including several from the reporter in question. The fact that CNN is proud of the way their employee behaved is not only disgusting, it is an example of their outrageous disregard for everyone, including young women, who work in this Administration.
As a result of today’s incident, the White House is suspending the hard pass of the reporter involved until further notice."Well Jim, there's something to put in diary tonight.
UPDATE#2 - CNN announced they stand behind their reporters actions. This shouldn't surprise anyone with more than 3 good brain cells because if CNN was concerned a bit about their integrity as an actual news organization, they would have pulled narcissistic shitweasel out of the WH long ago. But, here we are.....
Thank You WHATFINGER NEWS for the Linkage!