Former White House staffer Cliff Sims says he’s defending First Amendment in lawsuit against Trump

Variety

Cliff Sims says his lawsuit against President Trump is a way for him to defend his “First Amendment right to tell the truth.”

Source:  https://variety.com/2019/politics/news/cliff-sims-trump-lawsuit-book-1203137066/

Trump wants Jeff Sessions to investigate the anonymous New York Times op-ed

Vox

“President Donald Trump is reportedly interested in using the Department of Justice to find the identity of the anonymous person who wrote an explosive New York Times opinion piece alleging to be “Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration.””

Source: https://www.vox.com/2018/9/7/17832080/jeff-sessions-nyt-op-ed-trump-investigate

Trump administration sued over seizure of journalist’s records

San Francisco Chronicle

The First Amendment Coalition in the Bay Area sued the Trump administration over its seizure of phone and email records of a New York Times reporter who “unearthed a Russian attempt to recruit a future Trump campaign adviser.”

Source: https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Trump-administration-sued-over-seizure-of-13242882.php

In targeting Times reporter, Justice Dept. backs Trump’s anti-press rhetoric

The New York Times

“Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, told a group of veteran journalists last week that except in certain circumstances, reporters would be told in advance of any attempt to obtain their records.”

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/10/business/media/justice-department-press-first-amendment.html

Trump’s blocking of Twitter users Is unconstitutional, judge says

The New York Times

A federal judge ruled President Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter is ruled a violation of the First Amendment.

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/23/business/media/trump-twitter-block.html?emc=edit_na_20180523&nl=breaking-news&nlid=62130060ing-news&ref=cta