TV networks GET ‘played’ by Trump’s White House… AS WELL AS THE AMERICAN PEOPLE…
Donald Trump on Monday made sure the press was ready for his triumphant discharge from Walter Reed Medical Center, where he’s been hospitalized for the last three nights.
Trump gave the press almost four hours of warning that he would be headed back to the White House.
Katie Couric@katiecouric·Oct 5, 2020 All three networks just handed their entire broadcasts to an extended photo op for @realDonaldTrump . Thoughts???????) Katie Couric@katiecouricHonestly I find it infuriating. Why didn’t anyone have the balls to say we are not doing this? Please network executives. You were just played.
Trump returns to deflated White House ravaged by coronavirus
But left to their own devices, an uniformed staff under siege and likely reeling, ditched the toxic waste zone and the White House mostly remained a ghost town all weekend, according to the Times.
Contagious Trump removes mask for photos upon return from hospital
A contagious Donald Trump returned to the White House on Monday and immediately took off his face mask for a photo op, despite being in close proximity to his staff.