Freedom of the press in the US


"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."  1st Amendment


This underlined phrase gives the press the right to publish or bloviate on broadcast TV about anything that is not treasonous in time of war.  It DOES NOT give the press the right to question the president personally or his administration about anything and it certainly does not give them the right to access to public buildings.  pl

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