Analysis: Trump at war with all sides in his news conference

Analysis: Trump at war with all sides in his news conference

Donald Trump on Wednesday (January 11, 2017) displayed his essential political character: He is a man apart, rebelling against both the political party he defeated and the one he ostensibly leads. \n<br><br>\n<i><u>2017 Presidential Transition (Text 2) </u>-- This article is part of a current event series highlighting key moments and issues as President Obama's term concludes and Donald Trump prepares to become the 45th president of the United States. During a press conference, President-elect Donald Trump begins to outline some of his priorities as he enters into office. Use this text to launch a deeper investigation into the role that presidents play in shaping legislation and national goals

Cathleen Decker
Los Angeles Times

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How does Trump's language distance or establish himself with the public?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.6 - Author's Purpose

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

3,2,4
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