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Thu Oct 12, 2017, 12:00 PM

Ryan Says Press Has A 'Right' To Write Anything After Trump Attacks Media [View all]

Source: Talking Points Memo

By MATT SHUHAM Published OCTOBER 12, 2017 12:09 PM

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said Thursday that he was a “constitutional conservative” when it came to the freedom of the press, but he avoided criticizing President Donald Trump’s recent attacks on the press.


“Do you agree with the President’s interpretation of the First Amendment?” the reporter asked Ryan. “I’m a constitutional conservative,” he responded. “I’m for the First Amendment. I don’t always agree and like what you guys write, but you have a right to do it. And I’m a constitutional conservative, and I’m just going to leave it at that.”

“Does it concern you that the President seems to disagree?” the reporter asked.

“This is how I see it,” Ryan said, before moving on.

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