April Ryan: ‘He Hates Me, But That’s Fine’


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April Ryan is hardly a rookie. Having covered the past four presidential administrations as the White House Bureau Chief for American Urban Radio Networks, Ryan’s reporting instincts have found new resonance in the Trump era. She has been personally attacked by the president and singled out by his senior staff on a number of occasions, so we wanted to know: How does she keep her cool and stay focused on her work? The veteran correspondent sat down with Daniella and Ed this week to discuss how being one of the most prominent black, female White House reporters has changed under this administration; why she interviewed Steve Bannon; why she would interview David Duke; and why she’s a winner through it all.

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