Free Press Essential to Preserve Democracy, Liberties: John McCain

He said that Trump’s attacks are how dictators get started.

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He said that Trump’s attacks are how dictators get started. (Photo: AP)

Republican John McCain hit out at President Donal Trump for his attack on the press saying that a democracy needs free press.

He said that for preserving democracy, you need a free and adversarial press, without which people would lose several of their liberties.

That’s how dictators get started.
John McCain

(With inputs from NBC News)

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