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Six Times Donald Trump's White House Has Refused to Answer Reporters' Questions

Marie Solis
Six Times Donald Trump's White House Has Refused to Answer Reporters' Questions

The Trump administration has more or less blacklisted reputable news outlets like CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Politico, NBC and several others, rousing President Donald Trump's supporters with the now familiar battle cry of "fake news." Standard operating procedure in the Trump White House? "When you consistently undermine, erode and invalidate the trust the public has in journalism, you're eliminating a critical piece of a free and functioning society," Angelo Carusone, president of Media Matters for America, tells Newsweek. Here are just a few examples of how the Trump White House responded to legitimate and vital requests for public information or comment.