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  • Putting Trump's 'animals' remark in context 

    Brian Stelter, Sabrina Siddiqui, John Avlon and ----Max Boot discuss the coverage of President Trump's recent "animals" remark. Trump says he was talking about MS-13 gang members. The panel agrees that context is critical, but John Avlon also warns the press should be weary of "bullies playing the victim card."

  • Does Giuliani have a press strategy?  

    Sabrina Siddiqui, John Avlon and ----Max Boot discuss how Trump surrogates like Rudy Giuliani and Kellyanne Conway sow "confusion" in interviews. Avlon asserts that it's about deflecting and diverting attention from issues the president doesn't want the press to cover.

  • Trump targeting Amazon -- and the Post? 

    Josh Dawsey of the Washington Post reports that the president has been pushing the postmaster general to raise Amazon's shipping rates. Brian Stelter brings up concern that Trump is trying to punish Amazon, run by Jeff Bezos, for critical coverage by the Bezos-owned Post.

  • 'Flipping the script' after mass shootings  

    Brian Stelter and Dave Cullen, author of "Columbine," discuss how media coverage of mass shootings is evolving. Cullen says killers are being deprived of attention: "The Parkland kids flipped the script."

  • Are Michael Avenatti's 15 minutes up? 

    John Avlon wonders if Michael Avenatti is developing an "Icarus problem." Max Boot argues Avenatti has been very effective in using "Trumpian tactics against Trump" and turning into "a real tormentor for the White House."

  • Stelter asks Conway: Where is Trump getting his info? 

    "If there was evidence of collusion, it would've leaked out by now," Kellyanne Conway says. Brian Stelter challenges Conway to identify the sources of Trump's wild claims and conspiracy theories about the Russia probe.

  • Conway says White House is hunting for leakers 

    Kellyanne Conway says some Trump aides use leaks to "settle personal scores." She also downplays the severity of the White House's leak problem. Brian Stelter suggests leaking is just a "symptom" of a "deeper problem" in the administration.

  • Stelter: Is Trump "hiding" from the press? 

    "The president has not held a solo press conference at the White House for 400 days. Why is that?" Kellyanne Conway responds by saying "the president talks to people all the time." Brian Stelter also asks about Trump's lack of TV interviews.

  • Kellyanne Conway says leaks are just people trying to 'settle personal scores' 

    "There are hundreds and hundreds of people who work on that complex, that folks don't know, but they have access to a lot of information," Conway said. "The president knows that."