President Trump campaigned against the press. He governs against the press. And in February, Trump tweeted this about the press. There’s a reason for this: Republicans in general, and Trump supporters in particular, hate the media. A Pew poll from May found that in the Trump era, the partisan divide over the role of the press is the largest it’s been since they began asking this question. VICE News went to a Trump rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, this week to ask his supporters why they hate the media.
Hi, everyone. Haven't sent one of these in a while, mostly because I've been doing a lot of day-of-air stuff that doesn't lend itself to these newsletters. But i have a new feature piece out that I wanted to share. What is it like to work in a White House where every staffer needs outside counsel? Earlier this month, I did a piece on lawyering up in the Clinton White House for Vice News Tonight. Like all our pieces (and our entire show,) it went online for free a week after it was broadcast on HBO.
WASHINGTON — The two Democratic state attorneys general who sued President Donald Trump Monday over what they allege are his unconstitutional business practices told VICE News they didn’t even try reaching out to their Republican colleagues to see if they’d join them. That, they said, would have been a waste of time. The suit, which you can read in full below, was brought by Democrats Karl Racine, the attorney general for the District of Columbia, and Brian Frosh, the Maryland attorney general.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
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multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
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A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".