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Trump administration continues to threaten a free press - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Wednesday is World Press Freedom Day. President Trump should be marking — indeed, celebrating — the event by using his high office to extol a free and unfettered press as a precondition for a vibrant democracy. It's a message that's necessary for the ...and more »

'This Week' Transcript 4-30-17: Reince Priebus and Nancy Pelosi - ABC News

THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' on April 30, 2017 and it will be updated. ANNOUNCER: Starting right now on THIS WEEK WITH GEORGE KARL... (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP). DONALD J. TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: Is there ...and more »

Trump Administration's Attack On Free Speech Sets A Dangerous Precedent - Huffington Post

Yesterday, in an interview with ABC's Jonathan Karl, Reince Priebus, President Trump's Chief of Staff, said that the administration is considering pushing to change the First Amendment to make it easier for the White House to sue media organizations ...and more »

Priebus: Trump Considering Amending or Abolishing 1st Amendment - TPM (blog)

A number of press reports have picked up this exchange this morning between ABC's Jonathan Karl and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus. But people have missed the real significance. Priebus doesn't discuss changing 'press laws' or 'libel laws'.and more »

Trump's 'look' at changing libel law is going absolutely nowhere - CNN

Danny Cevallos (@CevallosLaw) is a CNN legal analyst and a personal injury and criminal defense attorney practicing in New York, Pennsylvania and the US Virgin Islands. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his. (CNN) In a television interview ...and more »

White House official says 'we've looked at' changes to libel laws that would restrict press freedom - ABC News

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said the Trump administration has "looked at" changes to libel laws that would curtail press freedoms, but said "whether that goes anywhere is a different story." ...and more »

Reince Priebus: We've 'Looked at' Changing Libel Laws - Daily Beast

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said on Sunday that the Trump administration has “looked into” the possibility of changing the country's libel laws in order to make it easier to sue news organizations. “I think it's something that we've ...and more »

Trump administration still considering how to make it easier to sue the media, Priebus says - Washington Post

Reviving a controversial theme that President Trump brought up on the campaign trail, Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said Sunday that the administration has “looked at” potential changes to libel laws that would make it easier for Trump to sue news ...and more »

Could libel laws change under President Trump? - ABC News

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said that a change in the nation's libel laws "is being looked at" by the Trump administration, a move some legal experts said would be nearly impossible.and more »

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on changes to libel law - Washington Post

Some commenters have noted that White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus spoke Sunday about possible changes to libel law — I agree that this would be a big story if any specific changes were called for, but at this point it's just too hard to tell ...and more »