New WH press secretary criticized for demanding media refer to Trump as 'President Trump'

New White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is coming under criticism from some in the media after telling an ABC reporter to not refer to the president by his name only.

"To you, he’s not Trump, he’s President TrumpDonald TrumpChinese apps could face subpoenas, bans under Biden executive order: report Kim says North Korea needs to be 'prepared' for 'confrontation' with US Ex-Colorado GOP chair accused of stealing more than 0K from pro-Trump PAC MORE!" wrote McEnany, who replaced Stephanie GrishamStephanie GrishamKayleigh McEnany joins Fox News as co-host of 'Outnumbered' Melania Trump says she was 'disappointed and disheartened' watching Capitol riots Trump resignations gaining steam MORE as press secretary earlier this month.

The statement included a tweet about coronavirus testing from ABC White House reporter Katherine Faulders.


The tweet drew blowback on social media primarily from a number of people on the left.


McEnany, 32, is a former CNN contributor and Republican National Committee spokesperson.