IVANKA/MEDIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Ivanka Trump said Thursday [8-2-18] she does not believe the press is the enemy of the American people, putting her at odds with a view repeatedly expressed by her father, President Donald Trump, and his White House, which declined to take a stand on the issue hours later. Asked at an Axios event at the Newseum in Washington if she believes ‘the media is the enemy of the people,” Ivanka Trump, a White House senior adviser, replied, ‘No, I do not’…Asked at the White House briefing Thursday about Ivanka Trump’s remarks, press secretary Sarah Sanders refused to reject the President’s statements that the media is the enemy of the people, saying he is ‘rightly frustrated’ with the negative coverage of his presidency. Responding to CNN’s Jim Acosta, who pressed her repeatedly to condemn the ‘enemy’ label, Sanders, who read from prepared remarks, aired her own grievances about the press, saying the media have ‘attacked me on a number of occasions’…Earlier this week, Eric Trump and the President both a shared video of Trump rallygoers in Tampa, Florida, shouting ‘CNN sucks’ at the press while exiting the rally venue. And in late July, a CNN reporter was banned from an open press event after she asked the President questions regarding Trump’s embattled attorney, Michael Cohen, and Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Oval Office that the White House press team deemed inappropriate.”

-Maegan Vazquez, “Ivanka Trump says the media is not the enemy of the people. The White House declines to agree.,” CNN Politics, CNN.com, August 2, 2018 4:49 pm