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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The Department of Justice announced in a tweet Friday that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will be holding a news conference with a law enforcement announcement the same day. Doj, USA TODAY, "Live stream: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein holds press conference," 13 July 2018 For more than an hour, the transatlantic alliance was caught in the chaos of Trump’s making — until the president called an impromptu news conference to announce that everything, in fact, was just fine. James Hohmann, Washington Post, "The Daily 202: GOP candidates caught in a bind on Medicaid," 13 July 2018 Breed scheduled a news conference for 3 p.m. at City Hall. Dominic Fracassa, San Francisco Chronicle, "Mark Leno concedes SF mayor’s race to London Breed," 13 June 2018 At a news conference the day after McNair died, then-acting athletic director Damon Evans said the team’s strength and conditioning coaches were present during the workout, one of eight one-hour summer sessions sanctioned by the NCAA. Don Markus, baltimoresun.com, "DJ Durkin was at workout where Jordan McNair was carted off, according to summary released by Maryland," 12 July 2018 At a news conference, Democrats said Trump’s pick of Kavanaugh is his latest attempt to undermine the Affordable Care Act and bring America back to the days when insurers could discriminate against those with pre-existing conditions. Nicole Gaudiano, USA TODAY, "Red-state Democrats could put party in bind over Brett Kavanaugh," 12 July 2018 Two men have been arresed and charged in the June 22 incident at a Wells Fargo bank on the East side and charges are expected for the third, officials with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday at a news conference. Elizabeth Myong, Houston Chronicle, "Fake Florida ID tied to Harris County fraud case," 12 July 2018 Initially, the first boys rescued were reported to be in good health, while an official later said in a news conference that some blood tests showed signs of infection, NPR reported. Sarah Klein, Health.com, "The Rescued Thai Soccer Team Is Being Monitored For 'Cave Disease' and Other Health Concerns," 10 July 2018 By Mary Joy Gilbert About 30 residents of Hornbrook chose to stay behind and were without water or electricity as of Friday evening, Cal Fire said at a news conference. Kellen Browning, sacbee, "Firefighters preparing for greater activity in Klamathon, County blazes," 7 July 2018

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1937, in the meaning defined above

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