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By Karla Pomeroy

Press 'persecution' nothing new


May 13, 2017

When President Donald Trump first took office and began attacking the media and barred a few news sources from a meeting, journalists around the country and the world began wondering what kind of censorship the new president might embark upon.

But press briefings have continued to be held with the same media present as in previous administrations.

But then comes President Trump’s latest tweet, “Maybe the best thing to do would be to cancel all future “press briefings” and hand out written responses for the sake of accuracy???”

Regarding the latest attempt at limiting the First Am...

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