How Donald Trump killed the daily press briefing

The decades-long tradition of the daily White House press briefing is now a thing of the past. Why? Because Trump wants it that way. With Chris Cillizza

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
How Bill Shine (and Donald Trump) killed the White House press briefing
https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/08/politics/bill-shine-donald-trump-white-house-press-briefing-week-in-review/index.html

Sanders defends lack of White House press briefings
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/409155-huckabee-sanders-defends-lack-of-press-briefings

Fewer Press Briefings Equals a Dumber White House
https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2019/04/02/press-briefings-white-house-226480

Was Monday’s White House Press Briefing Worth the 26-Day Wait?
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/was-first-white-house-briefing-a-month-worth-wait-1156329

Sarah Sanders admitted she lied to the White House press. Does she have any credibility left?
https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/18/media/sarah-sanders-misleading-statements/index.html

No Longer Daily, White House Press Briefings Fade As Trump Does The Talking
https://www.npr.org/2018/10/11/656661343/no-longer-daily-white-house-press-briefings-fade-as-trump-does-the-talking

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