Donald Trump's press conference and his relationship with the media

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Donald Trump took questions from the press for the first time since the election. Politics reporter Vann R. Newkirk said the president-elect’s relationship with the press is like a gladiator game. Trump answered questions about Russia, his business interests and Obamacare. But the story grabbing all the headlines right now: a dossier alleging the Russians have dirt on Trump and are blackmailing him with it.

Credits

Guests:
Michael Crowley - Politico - @MichaelCrowley, Vann R. Newkirk - The Atlantic - @fivefifths, Drew Harwell - national technology reporter for the Washington Post - @drewharwell

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Amy Ta, Michell Eloy