news conference

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Examples of news conference in a Sentence

The President will hold a news conference later today.

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Thai Seal commander Arpakorn Yookonkaew told a news conference. George Styllis, latimes.com, "Rescue mission seeking to free trapped Thai soccer team may face danger from weekend storms," 6 July 2018 Officer Brian Glacken said in a news conference on Wednesday evening. Breanna Edwards, The Root, "Woman Arrested on 4th of July After Climbing the Base of the Statue of Liberty in Protest of Migrant Family Separations," 5 July 2018 Soto said at a news conference Tuesday in Washington, D.C. Lisa Maria Garza, OrlandoSentinel.com, "ICE delays deportation of Marine veteran's wife who is 'still waiting for my miracle'," 20 June 2018 The former patients and their attorneys held a news conference Tuesday in front of the hospital to demand more information about the whereabouts of the photos. David Klepper, The Seattle Times, "Doc took pics of sex abuse; patients seek their whereabouts," 11 Dec. 2018 But Steven’s family’s attorney, Andrew Stroth, said at a news conference August 19 that eyewitnesses of the incident saw something different. Sarah Mearhoff, Teen Vogue, "Chicago Teen Shooting Victim Steven Rosenthal's Family Counters Suicide Ruling," 20 Aug. 2018 On Thursday, Trump arrived late to the official meetings, missed scheduled sit-downs with two allies on the margins of the summit, and skipped part of a session on the NATO mission in Afghanistan to hold the impromptu news conference. Jonathan Lemire And Jill Colvin, The Christian Science Monitor, "Trump claims NATO allies will up spending," 12 July 2018 Bolton is scheduled to hold a news conference in Moscow early Wednesday afternoon Washington time. Anton Troianovski, Anchorage Daily News, "Bolton, Putin meet ahead of key summit with Trump, express hope for better ties," 27 June 2018 After Trump’s tweet, Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) held a news conference in which he all but conceded that the effort to pass a bill in the House probably would fail. Eli Stokols, latimes.com, "Despite Trump's promise to end family separations, officials have yet to issue a plan to reunite children with parents," 21 June 2018

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1937, in the meaning defined above

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