Report details what Trump reads and watches

Report details what Trump reads and watches
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President TrumpDonald TrumpIran claims U.S. to lift all oil sanctions but State Department says 'nothing is agreed' Ivanka Trump, Kushner distance themselves from Trump claims on election: CNN Overnight Defense: Joint Chiefs chairman clashes with GOP on critical race theory | House bill introduced to overhaul military justice system as sexual assault reform builds momentum MORE's media diet is heavy on New York newspapers and morning political TV shows and light on books and mobile news, Axios reported reported Tuesday.

At Trump Tower, the president received copies of The New York Times and New York Post to read in the mornings. A friend reportedly said the Post is the "paper of record for him."

Trump also "skims The Wall Street Journal." He doesn't get The Washington Post, although a friend predicted that would change soon.


His aides reportedly subscribed to an electronic clipping service before Trump's campaign so they could print out articles with mentions of the president's name.

He doesn't normally scroll through Twitter — a medium he frequently uses to make announcement or attack his enemies — but instead prefers the hard copies of newspapers, taking a black Sharpie and marking up printed stories.

If he thinks a story warrants a response, he will write the staffer's name on the paper with his notes and either give it to them in person or have an aide email a PDF of his written comment.

Trump frequently watches morning cable news shows, the report said, starting with MSNBC's "Morning Joe" in the early morning, followed by "Fox and Friends" and then CNN. 

He also watches the Sunday morning talk shows, especially NBC's "Meet The Press," and records "60 Minutes."

"He's so old-school that he thinks it's awesome to go on '60 Minutes,'" a friend reportedly said. "He loves being one of Barbara Walters' '10 Most Fascinating People' of the year."

Before running for office, Trump would watch host Billy Bush on "Access Hollywood" on weeknights. During the presidential race, Trump's campaign was rocked by the leak of an "Access Hollywood" tape from 2005 in which Trump is caught on a hot mic talking to Bush about groping women without their consent.

Trump rarely reads books and doesn't use his phone for anything but making calls, the report said.

"He's an analog guy," one top adviser said.