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Media Pounces After Trump Gives Daily Caller A Question

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Amber Athey White House Correspondent

Journalists have apparently already given up on their pledge to support fellow reporters, attacking The Daily Caller’s White House correspondent after President Donald Trump gave him a question at Monday’s joint press conference.

TheDC’s Saagar Enjeti asked President Trump during a joint presser with the Italian prime minister about his threats to shut down the government over border wall funding.

It’s unclear how Enjeti’s question could be considered biased or “friendly” to the president, but that didn’t stop establishment media reporters from attacking the fact that TheDC got a question at all.

Ken Dilanian of NBC News accused TheDC of being “Trump’s pet media,” while Shareblue’s Oliver Willis claimed that Enjeti asked “lifeline softball questions.”

Those criticizing TheDC failed to explain what problem they had with Enjeti’s line of questioning and ignored the fact that Trump’s responses undoubtedly made news. His remarks about border funding and a potential government shutdown were covered by CNN, ABC News, MSNBC, and other large media outlets.

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