President-elect Donald Trump will be sworn in on January 20, 2017

President-elect Donald Trump will be sworn in on January 20, 2017

It was some spectacle. At his first news conference as president-elect, Donald Trump tossed aside accusations of sleazy behavior, he bulldozed his way through a wall of reporter’s questions and announced who he had picked to run his company.

President-elect Trump still intends to retain an ownership stake in his real-estate and branding empire. But his sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump will run the company. For the first time it was made clear that the incoming president will put his business assets into a trust, and an ethics adviser will join the company’s management team.

Trump called out the latest Russian intelligence report as “fake news.” Though he did disclose he was a germophobe.

Guests

  • Rep. Jackie Speier U.S. representative (D) for California's 14th congressional district; ranking member on the House Armed Services Committee's Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations; member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
  • Paul Wood Foreign correspondent, the BBC; author of a forthcoming book on Syria.
  • David Folkenflik Media correspondent, NPR; author of "Murdoch's World: The Last of the Old Media Empires."
  • Alexandra Berzon Reporter, The Wall Street Journal.

Highlights

  • Listen 41:15

    Joshua addresses a comment about "fake news." "To be clear there is no such thing as fake news. If it is fake, it is not news. We need to sever those two words from one another. We are not in a period where truth carries no weight," he says.

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