FLASHBACK: NYT Reporter Asks Obama What Has Most 'Enchanted' Him About Being President
Sean Hannity compared the treatment of President-elect Donald Trump by CNN correspondent Jim Acosta on Wednesday to the treatment President Obama received from a current CNN reporter early in his first term.
Acosta interjected during a question and answer session at a Trump Tower press conference, demanding that Trump take a question from him.
Trump dismissed Acosta and his network as "fake news."
Hannity played a clip of then-New York Times reporter Jeff Zeleny, who asked Obama in April 2009 what "surprised, enchanted, humbled and troubled" him the most during the first three months of his tenure.
Hannity advised Trump to "ignore" the press if they do not treat him fairly, adding that they may not deserve access in such a case.
Later in the show, Newt Gingrich was asked whether he ever received a question like that.
"I actually like Jeff Zeleny as a person, but that scene is hysterical. That could be in a bad movie," he answered.
Gingrich said most of the mainstream media are "propaganda organizations" who are not going to stop going after Trump, suggesting that the new administration "create new venues for informing the American people."
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