Trump hails conservative support at CPAC, slams 'fake' media
Feb 25, 2017, 00:10
Hours earlier, Trump used his first presidential appearance at CPAC to sharply criticize the news media and take direct aim at the use of anonymoussources.
"If you watch these people, it is like, geez, so bad, we are getting bad people out of this country, people that shouldn't be, whether drugs or murder or other things, getting bad ones out, they go first and I said it from day one", he said.
"They make up sources", he said.
"There are some great reporters around...but there are some bad dishonest people" who do a "tremendous disservice" to the country with their reporting, he said.
Donald Trump, addressing CPAC today, promised his administration is going to "do something about" the press, and said he wanted to ban use of unnamed sources. 'A source says Donald Trump is a terrible, awful human being, ' let them say it to my face.
President Donald Trump became the first president since Ronald Reagan to address the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday.
Trump's fledgling administration has given conservatives plenty to cheer, including many Cabinet selections and pledges to repeal the Affordable Care Act and pursue sweeping tax reform.
His speech Friday marked the fifth time Trump has spoken at the annual conference, and was received by the crowd markedly better than in past years. "I won't say it's because of me, but it was". Because they have no sources.
"It does not represent the people, and we're going to do something about it, because we have to go out and we have to speak our minds and we have to be honest". But as you saw throughout the entire campaign, and even now, the fake news doesn't tell the truth. It's vital. If you want to preserve-I'm very serious now-if you want to preserve democracy as we know it, you have to have a free and, many times, adversarial press.
He reiterated his intent to keep the United States safe, noting his executive orders to build the wall across the southern border with Mexico to cut down on illegal entry, to increase deportations and a travel ban on nationals from seven Muslim-majority nations.
He explained that Trump and his supporters are fighting a four-front war against the establishment media, establishment Republicans, Democrats and the "snowflake brigade". "Our victory was a win like nobody's ever seen before. It never will represent the people, and we have to do something about it".
Several top White House advisers have spoken over the past two days, including chief of staff Reince Priebus, chief strategist Steve Bannon and counselor Kellyanne Conway.
According to reporters on the ground, little Russian flags with the word "TRUMP" on them were handed out.
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These are the words that come to mind when I think of my life as a Palestinian. "But then you're just not going to have a deal". He also visited the Moriah College Jewish day school in Sydney, where he sat in on a Hebrew class and spoke to the students.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully lifted off from a NASA launchpad that was once used by Apollo astronauts. It was the first SpaceX launch from Florida since a Falcon 9 exploded on a launch pad on September 1, 2016.
His last nominee, Andrew Puzder , withdrew on Wednesday, a day before he was scheduled to appear at a confirmation hearing. Acosta was a member of the National Labor Relations Board from 2002 to 2003 where he authored more than 125 opinions.
People with ADHD have smaller brains
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