Trump social media summit attendees clash with reporters in Rose Garden - 2019-07-11
A handful of conservative personalities who attended President Trump Donald John TrumpControversial platform Gab slams White House for not inviting it to social media summit GOP senator: US should 'reevaluate' long-term relationship with Saudis Pelosi reportedly told Trump deputy: 'What was your name, dear?' MORE's social media summit on Thursday clashed with reporters in the Rose Garden after they were invited to sit in on an announcement about the census.
The scene played out as Trump stood between Attorney General William Barr William Pelham BarrConservatives ask Barr to lay out Trump's rationale for census question Trump increasingly boxed in on census citizenship question Jeffrey Epstein forces Washington to deal with embarrassing connections MORE and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Wilbur Louis RossHillicon Valley: Appeals court rules Trump can't block people on Twitter | Tech giants to testify in House antitrust investigation | DHS set for grilling over facial recognition tech | Commerce to allow sales to Huawei Census paves moment of truth for the Supreme Court and rule of law Can he do that? How to answer this common question in the Trump era MORE, and a number of far-right social media personalities and attendees criticized for having promoted conspiracy theories sat in the audience. The mood quickly turned confrontational after the president returned inside.
Sebastian Gorka Sebastian Lukacs GorkaWarren, Sanders, Booker urge review of Sinclair .6B acquisition of regional sports networks Katharine Gorka to be named CBP press secretary Gorka slams PBS children's show 'Arthur' over gay wedding MORE, a former White House adviser, stormed over to engage with Playboy correspondent Brian Karem at the conclusion of Trump's remarks, where the president announced he would drop his bid to add a citizenship question to the census.