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Stripped of Twitter, Trump Faces a New Challenge: How to Command Attention

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Over the years of his presidency, as controversies and investigations of his conduct began to grow, television became a less reliable safe space. Broadcast networks, pressured to be more aggressive in their approach to him and his aides, asked tougher questions. With the exception of Fox News, cable networks that had rushed to put him on air throughout 2016 and the early stages of his presidency clamped down, cutting back on broadcasting his live appearances in particular.And his adventures in the White House briefing room generally did not go well and revealed the limits of his grasp of policy or …

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