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Principled conservatives are recoiling at Donald Trump's threats against the free press. "Mr. President: Words spoken by the President of the United States matter," Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., said in a statement Wednesday night. "Are you . . . recanting . . . the oath you took on January 20th to preserve, protect, and defend the First Amendment?"
-- NBC's story this week that Trump asked his national security team about increasing the size of the nuclear arsenal 10-fold prompted more than just an angry denial:
Trump tweeted: "With all of the Fake News coming out of NBC and the Networks, at what point is it appropriate to challenge their License? Bad for country!"TODAY'S SPONSOR:
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