What has George W Bush said about Donald Trump and the media?



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What has former US president George W Bush said about President Trump's attitude towards the media?

In an interview on NBC, when asked about President Trump's claim that the media were the "enemy of the American people", Mr Bush said:

"I consider the media to be indispensable to democracy. We need an independent media to hold people like me to account. Power can be very addictive. And it can be corrosive. And it's important for the media to call to account people who abuse their power, whether it be here or elsewhere."

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