ProPublica Called “Left Wing Blog” Over Trump Trust Issue, Provides Docs

ProPublica Called “Left Wing Blog” Over Trump Trust Issue, Provides Docs

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During the White House press briefing on April 3, White House spokesman Sean Spicer called ProPublica a “left wing blog” after a reporter from Politico asked if President Trump had changes the terms of a blind trust agreement allegedly set up before he became President.

President Trump, who now has a 36 percent approval rating, one of the lowest for a new President ever recorded, has had several ethics related problems since taking office.

ProPublica went on a twitter rant that would make Donald Trump blush but with one key difference: It was filled with facts about ProPublica’s reporting even-handed editorial direction.

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Lauren Victoria Burke
Lauren Victoria Burke is a writer, comms strategist and political analyst. She created Crewof42 in 2009. The blog focuses on African American members of Congress and Black political power regardless of party. Ms. Burke also writes for NBC BLK, The Root, NNPA and is the Managing Editor of Politic365. As part of a diverse career in politics and media, she has also served as a congressional staffer for the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy Committee, Communications Director for U.S. Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN) and Director of Communications for Justin Fairfax of Lt. Governor of Virginia. She appears each Monday on weekly on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin on TVOne. Ms. Burke holds a B.A. in History from The American University. Email: LBurke007@gmail.com. Twitter: @LVBurke.

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