Donald Trump met with executives and on-air anchors from the major television news networks in the United States on Monday afternoon at Trump Tower.
The surprise get-together came as a shock given some of the comments Trump made during his campaign about the ‘dishonest media,’ and was not mentioned in a mid-morning conference call that his transition team held with reporters.
It was organized by Trump’s senior adviser and former campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, who said she put the meeting together in just two days.
Conway asked that the hour-long discussion be off the record, meaning no one in attendance will be able report about what happened in the meeting.
Representatives from CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, Fox Business Network, NBC, ABC, CBS were all present at the meeting, and afterwards Conway briefly spoke with reporters in the lobby to say that Trump had been ‘very candid and honest’ with the group. – READ MORE