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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Trump changed his tune on May at the news conference. Martin Finucane, BostonGlobe.com, "Believe it or not, President Trump has been in Europe a little over 72 hours," 13 July 2018 At the 2016 news conference, Mr. Trump made a series of statements on Russia and raised questions about whether the Kremlin had actually been behind the earlier hacking of emails from the Democratic National Committee. Michael S. Schmidt, New York Times, "Trump Invited the Russians to Hack Clinton. Were They Listening?," 13 July 2018 The news conference was a scene in itself, featuring the moos of cows in the distance at the end. Washington Post, "Trump pulls diplomatic backflip, praising May after barbs," 13 July 2018 At the news conference, officials said that Adrian, who Nowitz said was homeless, is expected to face charges of engaging in criminal activity. Elizabeth Myong, Houston Chronicle, "Fake Florida ID tied to Harris County fraud case," 12 July 2018 Patel, along with several members of Young’s family, also attended the news conference. Emilie Eaton, San Antonio Express-News, "As activists gather, court denies request to halt San Antonio man’s execution," 10 July 2018 Boise Mayor Dave Bieter also spoke at the news conference. Ruth Brown, Nicole Blanchard And Jason Lantz, Anchorage Daily News, "Attacker stabs 9, including 6 children, in Idaho," 2 July 2018 Nevertheless, when a journalist in the news conference after the Tunisia clash claimed that Panama were the worst side in the tournament, Gómez gave a defiant response. SI.com, "'You Should Respect Our Team': Panama Manager Launches Into Fiery Rant After WC Loss to Tunisia," 29 June 2018 He was joined at the news conference by other religious leaders, Latino advocates, and other supporters. Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit NAACP: Trump's separation of immigrant kids is like slavery," 27 June 2018

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First Known Use of news conference

1937, in the meaning defined above

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