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. “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 Health and Human Services inspector general report on hospitals’ lack of medical supplies. Related Story Donald Trump, Joe Biden Chat About Coronavirus Crisis In Phone Call “You’re a third-rate reporter,” Trump told Karl. “You’ll never make it.” Karl, who is this year’s president of the White House Correspondents’ Association, has known Trump for years, back when he was a reporter for the New York Post and Trump was the showy real estate developer. ABC News’ Jonathan Karl On The “Troubling” Aspects Of ‘The Trump Show’ During Coronavirus Crisis – Q&A Were… Read full this story
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