RT America -- February 16, 2017

Trump lashes out at ‘failing’, ‘disgraceful’ journalists at first solo presser 

President Donald Trump held his first solo press conference on Thursday. He spoke at length about the myth of his Russian connection as well as the omnipresent problem of fake news. RT correspondent Alexey Yaroshevsky reports.

Debate: Is hyper-criticism of Trump hampering his presidency? 

In his first solo press conference at the White House, US President Donald Trump announced his new nominee to head the Department of Labor and berated reporters for “fake news” about his administration. This comes amid a torrent of mainstream criticism against the president. New York Assemblyman Ronald Castorina (R) and Democratic strategist Erica Pierce join 'News With Ed' to weigh-in.