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Trump Suggests AT&T Boycott to Force Change at ‘Unfair’ CNN (1)

June 3, 2019, 1:14 PM

President Donald Trump, newly arrived for a state visit to the U.K., criticized CNN in a pair of tweets as “very bad for U.S.” and suggested a boycott of owner AT&T Inc. could force changes at the news network.

The comments were the latest of many presidential broadsides directed at news organizations that have displeased Trump with their coverage, and at CNN in particular. The Justice Department earlier this year lost an appeal in its effort to derail AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner Inc., which brought CNN under the telecom giant’s purview.

Soon after landing at Stansted Airport outside London ...