A cadre of conservative House lawmakers allied with President Trump has been privately exchanging articles from right-wing outlets that depict the missing journalist as allied with terrorists — false and distorted claims that have begun to flare into public view as conservative media outlets have amplified them.
The president drew boisterous cheers from the crowd as he spoke about Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.), who pleaded guilty to attacking a Guardian reporter in 2017.
The war room at the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
The war room at the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
Mike Reed, RNC research director and deputy communications director, confers with Michael Ahrens, its rapid-response director. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
Mike Reed, RNC research director and deputy communications director, confers with Michael Ahrens, its rapid-response director. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
War room analysts monitor news sites and social media. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
War room analysts monitor news sites and social media. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
The Republican National Committee’s rapid-response team has about 60 researchers, bookers and attack dogs ready to leap into action to knock President Trump's opponents — including Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) — off their stride.
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