President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, June 20, 2018. Standing with Trump are Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Vice President Mike Pence. Pablo Martinez Monsivais | AP
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The Best of Frenemies: The Trump-Media Logrolling

Trump and the establishment media log roll with each other. The major media built up Trump. Trump’s attacks effectively elevate a select few media celebrities.