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As Donald Trump Scolds Reporters For “Horrid” Questions, News Networks Take Herky-Jerky Approach To Briefings

As Donald Trump Scolds Reporters For “Horrid” Questions, News Networks Take Herky-Jerky Approach To Briefings

President Donald Trump spent the Q&a portion of his daily coronavirus press briefing on Monday by attacking reporters not for their recent stories but for the way that they are asking their questions.

“It’s such a positive event and you ask it in such a negative way,” he complained to McClatchy’s Francesca Chambers, who had asked about glitches in the rollout of the small-business loan program.

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“You should say, ‘Congratulations, great job,’ instead of being so horrid in the way you ask a question,” he told Fox News’ Kristin Fisher, who had asked about testing shortages.

He lit into ABC News’ Jonathan Karl, who had asked him about a

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