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Times reporters tweet news of Donald Trump meeting as it happens

Reporters at The New York Times tweeted details from a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump as it happened Tuesday, contrasting it with an off-the-record session Trump held a day earlier with leaders at the top television networks.

Reporters Maggie Haberman and Mike Grynbaum sent out quotes from Trump on his decision not to pursue a case against former opponent Hillary Clinton about her a private email server, and potential conflicts between his business and government.

The meeting came amid questions about Trump’s forthrightness with the media. He hasn’t held a news conference since his election and on Tuesday sent out a video news release about some of his plans upon taking office.

His meeting with television executives triggered reports that he lectured them about their coverage of his campaign.

Republished with permission of then Associated Press.

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