Trump Thinks First Amendment Is A Joke
 Trump used his CPAC speech to attack the media. Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola, Ben Mankiewicz, and Michael Brooks, the hosts of The Young Turks, break down his attack on the first amendment. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

“President Trump’s speech on Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference followed a familiar pattern: Blast the news media as “dishonest,” repeat a string of falsehoods, and wrap up by promising to change the status quo.

“I want you all to know that we are fighting the fake news,” Mr. Trump said. “It’s fake, phony, fake. They have a professional obligation as members of the press to report honestly. But as you saw throughout the entire campaign, and even now, the fake news doesn’t tell the truth.”

Here is an assessment of some of the claims Mr. Trump made.

Mr. Trump criticized the news media for distorting his criticism.

“They did not explain that I called the fake news the enemy of the people. They dropped off the word fake.”

False. Mr. Trump tweeted on Feb. 17, “The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People!”

All of the news organizations Mr. Trump named actually quoted the tweet in its entirety or specified the outlets he called “fake.”

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Hosts: Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola, Ben Mankiewicz, Michael Brooks

Cast: Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola, Ben Mankiewicz, Michael Brooks


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