Tom Hanks gave the journalists a coffee machine and wished to “fight for truth”
MOSCOW, 3 Mar — RIA Novosti. Actor Tom Hanks on the already established tradition gave the machine to journalists in the White house, and wished them to continue the fight “for truth”, was reported to the journalists.
Photos of the coffee machine in the press room of the White house and notes from the actor posted the news Agency Reuters Steve Holland and NBC’s Peter Alexander.
“Reporters at the White house. Keep up the great fight for Truth, Justice and the American way. Especially for the Truth,” reads a note from Hanks, which also includes a picture of American soldiers.
BREAKING: White House press corps receives a brand-new espresso machine from @tomhanks. Come for the coffee… stay for his note. ? pic.twitter.com/cirbLKHEt0
— Peter Alexander (@PeterAlexander) March 2, 2017
This is the third coffee machine, donated by actor: he began this tradition in 2004, then bought a new one in 2010 after the previous almost out of order.
This is the third time over the last few years that Mr. @tomhanks has sent a brand new espresso machine to the White House press corps pic.twitter.com/TRkSKBwlYe
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) March 2, 2017
Hanks during the election campaign supported Hillary Clinton and Donald trump called “the proud windbag”. After the election trump the actor said that the US has been in much more difficult positions.
In the presidential election the overwhelming majority of US media supported the rival trump, Democrat Hillary Clinton. Of the major broadcasters Fox News held either neutral or moderately critical stance to the trump, while all other major TV channels (ABC, NBC, CNN) and leading Newspapers (New York Times, Washington Post) sharply criticized trump and publish materials compromising him. After coming to power, trump retained a critical attitude towards the media, those responsible to the President. Trump is widely uses his Twitter account to criticize the media.