CNN’s Erin Burnett: Trump Scolding Reporters Isn’t About ‘Decorum,’ It’s About ‘Controlling the Press’


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At the top of her show on Friday, CNN’s Erin Burnett pushed back on President Donald Trump‘s claims that he will impose rules and regulations on the press to ensure “decorum and respect” at the White House. Asked by reporters about what he meant by rules and regulations he plans to impose in wake of Jim Acosta‘s hard pass reinstatement, Trump insisted “you have to act with respect” in the White House. “You can’t take three questions and four questions and just stand up and not sit down,” Trump scolded the reporters. “Decorum. We have to practice decorum. You were there. You understood, and you understand we want total freedom of the press. That’s very important to me. It’s more important to me than anybody would believe. But you have to act with respect. You’re in the White House.” After playing the clip of Trump’s words,  Burnett Continue reading "CNN’s Erin Burnett: Trump Scolding Reporters Isn’t About ‘Decorum,’ It’s About ‘Controlling the Press’"