Trump Insults The First Amendment As He Attacks The Media… Again
Donald Trump decided to attack the First Amendment of the United States Constitution on Wednesday when he blasted the media for reporting “whatever it wants.”
“It is frankly disgusting the press is able to write whatever it wants to write,” Trump fumed, per reporter Abby Phillip.
Trump in the Oval: "It is frankly disgusting the press is able to write whatever it wants to write"
— Abby D. Phillip (@abbydphillip) October 11, 2017
Trump attacks anyone who uses their First Amendment rights if he doesn’t believe in what they’re using it for. He attacked multiple NFL players for peacefully protesting racial injustice in America. Now he’s attacking the media for reporting news that he doesn’t like.
Trump went as far on Wednesday as to threatening to revoke NBC’s broadcasting license after it reported that he wanted a ten-fold increase in the size of America’s nuclear arsenal.
The First Amendment states, “Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.”