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Trump Receives Two Folders Of Positive News About Him Every Day

By Alan Jude Ryland

Twice a day––at 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.––White House staff members prepare a special folder filled with positive news about the president.

According to VICE, which spoke with three former and current White House officials who described the routine, the folders "are filled with screenshots of positive cable news chyrons (those lower-third headlines and crawls), admiring tweets, transcripts of fawning TV interviews, praise-filled news stories, and sometimes just pictures of Trump on TV looking powerful."

Officials begin the process of assembling the folder in the Republican National Committee’s “war room,” which monitors  local and national news, cable television, social media, digital media, and print media to gauge national perceptions on Trump––and the Republican Party. White House staffers review the information, and file the most positive information into the folder to present to the president.