Can he actually do that?
Trump’s toying around with laws
Do you think Trump will survive in a tight legal system?
This is more than we asked for America!
In a televised interview on Sunday, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus reiterated the President’s ill-expressed desire in changing the laws to make it easier to indict news organizations for libel.
The white house has previously conferred over the issue for a long time. In a tweet earlier this year, President Trump censured the reputation of New York Times, deeming it as “failing.”
He further tweeted that the paper has “disgraced the media world.” And further went ahead in the same tweet, to ask the emblematic question: “Change libel laws?”
What would these anticipated changes to the libel law be, anyway?
On his campaign trail, Trump pledged to “open up our libel laws, so when (news organizations) write purposely negative and horrible and false articles, we can sue them and win lots of money.”
Trump understands that he can’t change the defamation law as president. His vague desire to openly talk about it is a mere blurred expression of optimism: Make America great again … back to when America was under the British rule. Before the development of the Constitution