“It’s something that we’ve looked at.”
White House Chief of Staff Reince Preibus said on Sunday that the Trump administration has “looked at” making changes to libel law to make it easier to sue journalists who publish stories that President Trump doesn’t like.
Trump has previously suggested that he could “change libel laws” to crack down on the New York Times, which he calls a “disgrace.”
When ABC News’ Jon Karl asked about this comment from Trump, Priebus acknowledged it’s something the administration has considered, though he declined to provide specific details.
“I think it’s something that we’ve looked at, and how that gets executed or whether that goes anywhere is...