Giuliani Describes Trump’s Attacks On Press As ‘Trying To Get Us Back To A Free Press
If Donald Trump’s attempts to squelch reporting he doesn’t like is an attempt to “get us back to a free press,” as Rudy Giuliani argued with a straight face on Hannity last night, you have to wonder what Giuliani thinks is a muzzled press.
The entire discussion between Giuliani and Sean Hannity last night could not have been more Orwellian. In it, Hannity once again celebrated Trump's "beatdown" of American journalists who have had the audacity to probe Trump's ties to Russia. Only now, the two attempted to pass off such disgraceful behavior as some kind of respect for the First Amendment.
No less than Fox's own Shepard Smith called out Trump's behavior at his presser this week with language that suggested Smith was speaking for Fox News. But Giuliani both praised Trump and held himself up as a fan of the First Amendment. At the same time, Giuliani extolled the honesty of compulsive liar Trump! From the FoxNews.com transcript: