CNN Highlights Potential Press Secretary Laura Ingraham's Disdain For The Press

CNN Highlights Potential Press Secretary Laura Ingraham's Disdain For The Press

Drew Griffin: "Her Media Attacks Have Been Most Poignant Against Spanish-Language Networks, Univision And Telemundo"

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From the November 15 edition of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360:

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DREW GRIFFIN: She's been a [Donald] Trump cheerleader from the start, echoing Trump's call to deport illegal immigrants, repeating conspiracy theories about Clinton e-mail cover-ups, and continuously blasting media coverage for its bias and connection to what she believes are the establishment politicians on both sides of the aisle. The day after Trump became president-elect, a jubilant Laura Ingraham declared, "I told you so." 

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Now she is potentially poised to become part of a new establishment, the press secretary for President Trump, the person who will take a front line against the press, that she has viewed with disdain. “It's the media's job to demoralize and mock Americans,” she once tweeted. And at the Republican National Convention, she chastised the media again. 

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On the big issues, she was one of the first in conservative talk radio to agree with almost everything Trump has said, including that thing about Mexicans. 

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And her media attacks have been most poignant against Spanish-language networks, Univision and Telemundo. 

Previously:

Potential Press Secretary Laura Ingraham Is Disgusted By Press Who Report Anything She Deems Negative About Trump

Potential Press Secretary Ingraham Lauds Anti-Gay Xenophobe Pat Buchanan For Writing Trump's "Playbook"

The White House Press Briefing Room Might Become A Hostile Place For Hispanic Journalists

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The Presidency & White House, Government, Nominations & Appointments
Network/Outlet
CNN
Person
Laura Ingraham, Drew Griffin
Show/Publication
Anderson Cooper 360
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