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'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 »

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 »

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 »

No, President Trump Isn't Ditching The First Amendment, But He Is Undermining Free Speech - Techdirt

Did you hear the story this weekend about how Trump's Chief of Staff Reince Priebus went on TV and said that the administration is "looking at" changing libel laws or amending the 1st Amendment of the Constitution? You probably did. It's dumb and wrong ...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 »

Trump's chief of staff: 'We've looked at' changing libel laws - CNNMoney

A top White House aide says changing libel laws is "something we've looked at" -- echoing some of President Trump's strongest anti-media rhetoric. Reince Priebus, the president's chief of staff, said during an interview on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday ...and more »

Trump and GOP, not campus radicals, pose the real threat to freedom - Chicago Tribune

The ignorant, insular snowflakes on college campuses who want to banish conservative speakers are a piddly threat to American liberty. The hand-wringing and pearl-clutching on the political right about the lefty activists who object to their schools ...and more »

How Alexander Hamilton Helped Create a Free Press, and the Libel Laws Trump Wants to Tear Down - Newsweek

Long before his depiction in Broadway's most popular musical, Alexander Hamilton was a noted defender of the free press, advocating for journalists' right to tell the truth without facing legal retribution from the nation's most powerful men. He ...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 »