By Lena Williams President Trump has repeatedly referred to the federal investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and Russia as a witch hunt. In a tweet posted on May 11, Trump dubbed the ongoing Russia probe as “the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!” Trump has tried to undermine, derail, […]
By Lena Williams In an extensive on-the-record interview with The New York Times on July 19, President Trump was oddly candid, brutally honest, bombastic and misleading. In other words, his usual self. The president told the Times he was disappointed that Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the federal investigation into whether the Trump […]
By Lena Williams President Trump is a rabid, artful Twitter user. He joined Twitter in March 2009 and has amassed 33 million followers. The President is an active user, posting tweets daily from morning to night. He knows the impact his tweets have not only on his followers but millions of Americans and others around […]
May 20-27 was a week that left journalists, world leaders and many Americans shaking their heads. By Lena Williams Indeed, the week of May 20-27 may well be remembered for a series of incidents that either emboldened or undermined the rights of a free press, along with Americans’ right to know.
May 19, 2017 – Barely noticed in a May 16 New York Times article by NewsGuild-CWA member Michael S. Schmidt was this gem: “Alone in the Oval Office, Mr. Trump began the discussion by condemning leaks to the news media, saying that Mr. Comey should consider putting reporters in prison for publishing classified information, according to one […]