(THE HILL) Journalists lashed out at Donald Trump on Friday after the GOP presidential nominee used his “major announcement” to get more than 25 minutes of free airtime on major cable news networks.
Trump had hyped a statement he would deliver Friday in Washington about whether he believes President Obama was born in the U.S.
By The Hill's count, 26 minutes elapsed as pro-Trump military members spoke on the businessman’s behalf. CNN, MSNBC and Fox News carried the event from its beginning shortly after 11 a.m. Eastern.
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