Ex-Press Secretaries: Trump’s Relationship With Media Will Be Unprecedented
Three former White House press secretaries, covering both sides of the political spectrum, told Chuck Todd on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that they expect the incoming Trump administration’s relationship with the media to be unprecedented.
While previous administrations, both Democratic and Republican used “extreme spin” in some cases, they all “operated on the same basic fact set [and would] have a great argument about who was right and who was wrong,” said Joe Lockhart, who was President Bill Clinton’s press secretary.
But he said the Trump team creates “their own facts. It’s somewhat Orwellian, which, you know, you redefine the past, which means you can define the present and the future.” – READ MORE