Gingrich urges Trump to shut down White House press room. Newt Gingrich said 1. President Donald Trumps problems are from mistakes and 9. Getty. By JOSH DAWSEY0. PM EDTFormer House Speaker Newt Gingrich said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump should close down the White House press briefing room. I am personally offended by the American news media. I think it is destructive and disgusting. It is a danger to the country right now, Gingrich said. He also said the press should be banished to a nearby Starbucks and that Spicer should take questions from the American people. Shut It Down MemeJust say to the American people, you get to choose, Gingrich said. Story Continued Below. Closing the press briefing room would send a message to the country that the media is a corrupt institution and he is tired of being harassed by people whose only interest is making him look bad. Gingrich, an adviser to Trump who recently wrote a book about him, frequently speaks to top aides and his wife is the leading candidate to become ambassador to the Vatican. His view reflects a broader take from the administration and from Trump, who often rages about his news media coverage and has proposed ending the daily White House briefings. Steve Bannon, the presidents chief strategist, has called the media the opposition party. Another adviser who frequently talks to Trump said the president is often personally stung by the coverage and ruminates on it more than other issues. A video slide show of the epic drag race between the 62 413 Dodge Dart and the 63 fuel injected 327 Sting Ray. As sung by the Beach Boys. The song is. Lavabit is the encrypted email leader. Get the best, by those who invented it. Shut It Down Luke Bryan' title='Shut It Down Luke Bryan' />Shut It Down Shut It All DownInside the White House over the past week, Trump has fumed to press secretary Sean Spicer and top advisers and aides about his coverage and has polled outside advisers about making widespread changes to his operation. One White House official said TV coverage can dictate the entire agenda of a day or week. Trump likes Gingrich because he is a pugnacious defender of the president, and he has sometimes referenced Gingrichs comments on TV in White House meetings, aides and advisers have said. The former speaker, who said he was traveling in Ukraine, was infuriated by recent coverage of Trumps alleged disclosures to the Russian foreign minister of classified intelligence that was reportedly obtained from Israel and the firing of the FBI director. Gingrich said that the president has a right to declassify anything he wants to, and that presidents for centuries have disclosed sensitive information in chats with foreign officials. He also said that reporters shouldnt print information they couldnt attach a name to. You guys are nuts, he said. Gingrich said 1. 0 percent of Trumps problems are from his White Houses mistakes and 9. American news media, who he said wakes up every morning trying to damage Trumps presidency. Everyone agrees Las Vegas was a tragedy. But no one knows what might work to prevent the next mass shooting. There are no weatherrelated or emergency disruptions of MTA service at this time. Sothink Logo Maker With Key'>Sothink Logo Maker With Key. The federal government will shut down for the first time in nearly two decades after lastminute moves in both chambers of Congress failed to break a. The U. S. Government has arrested the alleged owner of KickassTorrents, the worlds largest torrent site. The 30yearold Ukrainian was arrested in Poland today and is. I dont care what he does with his staff, Gingrich said. The former speaker said he had been watching CNN in Kiev and feared the coverage would sink in to foreign countries and the image projected by the American news media is totally misleading and totally false. Get breaking news when it happens in your inbox. By signing up you agree to receive email newsletters or alerts from POLITICO. You can unsubscribe at any time. There are people here who read this crap and thinks we should be afraid. Audacity User Guide Manual. You have a national defense team of Mattis, Kelly and Tillerson. This is the best team since Eisenhower, he said. Windows 98 Se German Vmware Image Windows on this page. These people around the world read you as though youre real, he said. The damage the news media is doing to the United States is despicable. Gingrich said he was walking home from dinner and had little else to say. Goodbye, he said, before the phone clicked. Annie Karni contributed to this report. This article tagged under Missing out on the latest scoops Sign up for POLITICO Playbook and get the latest news, every morning in your inbox.