This is a quick look at how each president has been dealing with the press.
President Donald Trump has been particularly critical of the media, calling it “fake news.”
He has attacked the media on social media, including a tweet that called CNN “fake” and another that accused the network of “saying I’m the President and you’re the reporter.”
He’s also lashed out at a journalist from The Washington Post, Matt Zapotosky, in a series of tweets and in a meeting with the Post’s editorial board.
Trump has been criticized for his tweets on the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in April, which he said were intended to “get under” the skin of the journalists who covered the event.
But the White and Democratic leaders of the dinner said they saw the president’s comments as part of a broader effort to get the attention of the American people.
“The president’s tweets have nothing to do with the WHCA dinner,” said House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who has also criticized the president on social issues.
“He just sees it as a political game.”
But Ryan said the WHCD dinner was not intended to be a political event.
“It’s about representing our country and our values,” he said.
“That’s what the dinner is about.”
Ryan has also been a critic of CNN, calling its coverage of Trump a “total, total disgrace.”
In May, he called CNN’s coverage of the health care law “disgraceful” and criticized CNN for its coverage during the health-care debate.
Ryan also called out the network on Twitter in a speech on Capitol Hill in September.
“You know, I’ve been critical of CNN from time to time.
But I don’t think that’s a great way to be perceived,” Ryan said.
He has also faced criticism for his criticism of CNN’s “fake media.”
In February, he told the Christian Science Monitor, “CNN is a fake news organization.
It is a cesspool of lies and propaganda.”
Ryan said at the time he had “no problem” with Trump tweeting out tweets about CNN but that he would have “very serious concerns” if the president used the network as a vehicle for his own political agenda.
But he added that he did not think the president would have the ability to influence the news by tweeting about it.
Ryan’s criticism of Trump on social topics also was criticized by some in the media and political establishment.
“I’m not a fan of Trump, but he’s got a very good relationship with journalists,” said John Feehery, a Republican political consultant who served as an aide to Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio and former Gov.
Bill Weld of Massachusetts.
“He’s had a good relationship.”
Feehery said he had not seen any evidence that Trump would be more hostile to the press than previous presidents.
But in a CNN interview earlier this year, Feeherie said he did believe that Trump could be “more aggressive” if he felt the media were trying to influence his presidency.
“If there’s a reason he wants to get a tweet out and he wants it to be positive, I would certainly believe that he’s willing to go there,” he told CNN’s Jake Tapper.
“But if it’s a question of being challenged, then I think it would be difficult for him to do that.”
In a February tweet, Trump said he could not “get away with attacking” the media because “there’s no collusion.”
“Fake News CNN, which is a failing pile of garbage, is in grave trouble,” he wrote.
“No wonder they lost the election!”
A CNN spokesperson said in a statement to NBC News that Trump has had a “positive relationship with media outlets for decades,” but that “there has never been a relationship like this between the president and the press.”
“When it comes to the president, his relationship with his media is like no other,” the statement said.
“We are proud to be in his corner, as he is a friend and ally of the press, and he is very much in our corner when it comes the media.”
A White House official said the president has not used the White to try to influence or influence the media.
“President Trump’s long history of interacting with and working with the American media speaks for itself, and the White has no role in influencing, shaping or influencing the media,” the official said.