Trump spokeswoman celebrates CNN boycotting White House Christmas party
President Trump’s top spokeswoman celebrated news Tuesday that CNN would be boycotting the White House Christmas party this year.
“Christmas comes early! Finally, good news from @CNN,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted.
Christmas comes early! Finally, good news from @CNN. https://t.co/3GeJysIol3
— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) November 28, 2017
The White House had invited CNN, among other media outlets, to attend the annual event.
“In light of the President’s continued attacks on freedom of the press and CNN, we do not feel it is appropriate to celebrate with him as invited guests,” a CNN spokesperson told The Hill.
“We will send a White House reporting team to the event and report on it if news warrants.”
Trump has repeatedly attacked CNN, most recently claiming that the network represents the U.S. “poorly” to the rest of the world.
The network fired back, saying that it was it was Trump’s job to represent the country, not CNN’s.
Earlier this year, Trump also tweeted a video portraying himself in wrestling match with a figure whose face was obscured by CNN’s logo.
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