On Sunday, The Washington Post published an article outlining Trump’s disastrous summer, which they have claimed could ultimately compromise Trump’s chances for re-election in 2020.
The White House has gone full-on damage control and taken the following measures to combat what they call, ‘FAKE NEWS!’
- White House press secretary and deputy press secretary Stephanie Grisham and Hogan Gidley penned an OpEd in the Washington Examiner attempting to discredit The Washington Post’s article.
- Trump released a propaganda style video on Twitter outlining all of his bigly accomplishments he achieved this summer .
Saturday morning, Trump took to Twitter threatening to ban both Philip Rucker and Ashley Parker, the authors of the Post’s article that has obviously triggered him.
In the past, the White House has suspended press credentials but suffered legal challenges and losses because of their actions.
On Tuesday, a federal judge ordered the reinstatement of Playboy reporter and CNN analyst Brian Karem’s press credentials after the White House revoked them in July.
Last year, the White House attempted to suspend CNN’s Jim Acosta but a judge intervened and ordered the White House to restore his credentials.
Update: The Washington Post responds: