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President Trump blacklists Bloomberg News staff

News Summed Up 2019-12-03 05:30:00

President Trump’s election campaign will blacklist journalists working for a news outlet owned by Michael Bloomberg, his potential rival in the 2020 race. “Bloomberg News has declared that they won’t investigate their boss or his Democrat competitors, many of whom are current holders of high office, but will continue critical reporting on President Trump,” Brad Parscale, the Trump campaign manager, said. “Since they have declared their bias openly, the Trump campaign will no longer [grant credentials to] representatives of Bloomberg News for rallies or other campaign events.”He added: The decision by Bloomberg News to formalise preferential reporting policies is troubling and wrong.”Mr Trump, 73, has long accused the press of writing “fake news” about him, often singling out The New York Times, The…