GOP presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpMcConnell breaks with Trump on NATO Trump makes unannounced stop at his DC hotel Rick Perry misunderstood Energy Secretary job: report MORE on Sunday doubled down on his pledge last week to loosen libel laws to make it easier to sue news outlets.
Trump has faced a firestorm of criticism since his remarks Friday promising to “open up” libel laws. Some legal experts have noted that it would require a change to the Constitution, because the rights of news agencies have already been upheld by the Supreme Court.
When asked about a change to the Constitution, Trump did not respond. Instead, he cited British laws.
“In England, I can tell you it’s very much different and very much easier,” he said.
“I think it’s very unfair that The New York Times can write a story that it’s very much false, and they basically told me is false,” he said. “All I want is fairness.”