CNN reporter Barbara Starr got a reality check when Dick Cheney said the press isn’t needed because Trump goes directly to the people to speak. Boom!

DICK CHENEY: “I think one of the reasons people get so concerned about the tweets is it is sort of a way around the press. He doesn’t have to rely upon, uh, rely upon — this is the modern era, modern technology. He’s at the point where we don’t need you guys anymore.”

Please go to the 7:06 point to hear Cheney’s comment about the modern era of the press and Trump:

The entire discussion between former Secretary of Defense Leon  Panetta and former VP Dick Cheney at the 6:38 point is fascinating.

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