Donald Trump Cancels Paper Newspaper Subscriptions For High Administration Spending

The president of the United States has canceled the subscription to The New York Times and The Washington Post and has urged other government agencies to do the same. It calculates a “significant saving” for taxpayers and, in addition, has accused both newspapers of spreading “false news” and of being “dishonest”

Donald Trump continues his particular crusade against the traditional press. The president of the United States has canceled the White House subscriptions to The New York Times and The Washington Post and has urged the rest of government agencies to do exactly the same, as El Periódico reports.

As explained by the White House spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, canceling the subscription will mean a "significant saving", especially for taxpayers. This decision was advanced by Donald Trump in an interview with Fox News, although his problems with the press are not new.

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Already in the presidential race, Trump faced the two newspapers to which he has now canceled the subscription, accusing them of spreading "false news" and of being "dishonest", especially as a result of Russia's possible interference in the elections in the which won the victory, something very criticized by both newspapers, which precisely won a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the "Russian plot" in 2018.

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