The mainstream media say there is a lot of curiosity about who will attend the White House Christmas party after CNN boycotts it.
Adding fuel to its growing feud with President Donald Trump, CNN told POLITICO it will be boycotting the White House Christmas party for the media this year.
“CNN will not be attending this year’s White House Christmas party,” a CNN spokesperson said. “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 his invited guests. We will send a White House reporting team to the event and report on it if news warrants.”
The annual event, scheduled for Friday at 2 p.m., is typically seen as a time when reporters and their bosses can mingle freely with administration members, but Trump’s posture toward the press has been uniquely aggressive.
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) November 29, 2017
Well, Sarah Huckabee Sanders took to Twitter to express how everyone really feels about CNN skipping the White House Christmas party.
— Kayleigh McEnany (@PressSec) November 29, 2017
As usual, tension is high between CNN and President Trump after Trump tweeted that CNN represents the United States poorly around the world.
.@FoxNews is MUCH more important in the United States than CNN, but outside of the U.S., CNN International is still a major source of (Fake) news, and they represent our Nation to the WORLD very poorly. The outside world does not see the truth from them!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 25, 2017
CNN wishes they could still be relevant. President Trump has destroyed them.