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From the April 30 edition of ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos:
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JONATHAN KARL (HOST): Before you go, we have a segment coming up with Ann Coulter and Robert Reich. Of course there’s a big controversy at Berkeley over freedom of speech. I want to ask you about two things the president has said on related issues. First of all, there was what he said about opening up the libel laws, tweeting, “The failing New York Times has disgraced the media world. Gotten me wrong for two solid years. Change the libel laws?” That would require, as I understand it, a constitutional amendment. Is he really going to pursue that? Is that something he wants to pursue?