Trump To End Media Blacklist: ‘I Figure They Can’t Treat Me Any Worse!’

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September 7, 2016 10:21 a.m.
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Donald Trump has decided to stop blacklisting media outlets that he claims covered his campaign unfairly.

Publications including The Washington Post, BuzzFeed, Politico, The Huffington Post and others will again be granted press credentials for Trump events as of Thursday, his campaign told CNN Money.

“I figure they can’t treat me any worse!” Trump said in a Wednesday statement to CNN Money.

Trump’s running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R), said repeatedly this summer that he would push the real estate mogul to be more open with the press.

Trump has routinely denigrated the “dishonest” media on the campaign trail, calling out specific publications and even reporters by name during his rallies. In February, he threatened to “open up” libel laws if elected so that it would be easier to sue news organizations.

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