Story highlights Michael D'Antonio says Trump's orchestrated performance enabled him to duck questionsTrump used techniques he has long employed to gain advantage, D'Antonio saysMichael D'Antonio is the author of "The Truth About Trump." (CNN) As press conferences go, President-elect Trump's first meeting with the news media was wonderful theater. The ensemble production opened with press spokesman Sean Spicer's angry distortion of recent news reporting. Her main prop was a huge pile of papers that supposedly detailed how Trump will separate from his businesses. JUST WATCHED CNN reporter: Spicer threatened to kick me out Replay More Videos ... MUST WATCH CNN reporter: Spicer threatened to kick me out 01:51As with everything Trump does, his encounter with the press should be judged on matters of style, as well as content.
Source: CNN January 11, 2017 21:10 UTC