Press Watch: Republicans in Congress can’t handle the questions — and reporters are finally noticing
So far Republicans have avoided answering direct questions about Trump’s conduct. Time for press to push back
And all too often, reporters will take the responses they get — I won’t call them answers — and do their best to make them look like news. It’s a classic example of journalistic timidity.
But with the impeachment process now at full throttle and every day bringing more evidence that makes Donald Trump’s abuse of power harder to deny without sounding insane, political journalists have suddenly realized that the refusal by Republican officials to answer their questions actually is the news.SALON PRESSWATCH