Trump to have off-the-record lunch with news anchors: report

Trump to have off-the-record lunch with news anchors: report
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President Trump will have an off-the-record lunch with network news anchors Thursday, according to Politico.

The lunch will reportedly be smaller than other off-the-record meetings Trump has held with media figures. The president spoke to two dozen anchors at a February meeting, Politico reported.  

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Trump on Wednesday denounced the media during a commencement address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

“Look at the way I’ve been treated lately, especially by the media,” he told graduates. “No politician in history – and I say this with great surety – has been treated worse or more unfairly.”

The Washington Post on Monday reported that Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian officials during an Oval Office meeting last week.

And The New York Times on Tuesday reported that Trump told then-FBI Director James Comey to drop the FBI’s probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. 

Trump frequently attacked the media during his campaign and has not let up as president. The New York Times report also said Trump suggested Comey should consider jailing reporters who publish leaked classified information.