The meeting with the @nytimes is back on at 12:30 today. Look forward to it!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 22, 2016
That lacks the distinct flavor of a usual Trump tweet, which was immediately noticed by just about everyone.
good tweet, kellyanne https://t.co/aKidzOFrHl
— Erin Gloria Ryan (@morninggloria) November 22, 2016
The too-antiseptic tweet was panned and analyzed all morning.
whoa left out “failing” https://t.co/wtefriFC05
— Colin Campbell (@colincampbell) November 22, 2016
— pourmecoffee (@pourmecoffee) November 22, 2016
casual lunch https://t.co/YjyxjPbZjY
— Amanda Wills (@AmandaWills) November 22, 2016
There were also concerns that the Times had to jump through some type of hoop to get the meeting:
MEDIA: How high? https://t.co/MA8wBmJmLz
— Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) November 22, 2016
@CharlesMBlow C’mon man, did NYT cave to that BS.? Hope not.
— Ken Bailey (@lkrfn) November 22, 2016
Trump working the refs in preparation for his meeting, trying to use his tried & true bullying technique to get them to soften coverage. https://t.co/7nclyfEX3p
— Josh Busby (@busbyj2) November 22, 2016
At least it doesn’t look like that happened:
— The New York Times (@nytimes) November 22, 2016
— Jamie O’Grady (@JamieOGrady) November 22, 2016
Anyway, the meeting is happening right…about…now…
When we start learning what went down, we will let you know the latest, just like we did after yesterday’s big meeting with television news talent and executives.
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