Trump Administration Unapologetic Following President's Latest Twitter Tirade

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Principal Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders pauses during a White House daily briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House June 29, 2017 in Washington, DC.  (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Generating outrage from both sides of the political aisle, President Trump launched a twitter storm Thursday against MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski for “speaking badly” of him. White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended the tweets, which graphically attacked Brzezinski's looks, as a valid response to the media's frequent attacks on the President. We discuss what’s driving the President’s intensifying rhetoric against journalists and its impact on our political system and discourse.


James Fallows, national correspondent, The Atlantic
Sean Walsh, consultant, Wilson Walsh Consulting; former White House spokesperson for Ronald Reagan and George Bush
Susan Chira, senior correspondent and editor on gender issues, New York Times