Donald Trump Laughed After President of Philippines Called the Media Spies

Type: Anti-Media AttacksNov 13 2017 Severity:
Targeted: Independent MediaAbout: 1st Amendment
Donald Trump heartily laughed after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte accused the media of being spies. Duterte responded to a question about what the two leaders will talk about by saying they "will be discussing matters that are of interest to both the Philippines and ... with you around, guys, you are the spies." Trump laughed at the accusation, which prompted Duterte to double down and say "you are."

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