The president is in favor of Republicans assaulting journalists
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Melissa Joskow / Media Matters

In June, five staffers in the newsroom of the Annapolis, MD, Capital Gazette were murdered by a man with no apparent political motive who had a personal grudge against the paper. In brief remarks from the White House following the attack, President Donald Trump commented, “Journalists, like all Americans, should be free from the fear of being violently attacked while doing their job.”

On Thursday night, the president added a caveat to that noble sentiment: Unless...


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