Trump, NY Times Will Now Hold Meeting After Cancellation
Trump, NY Times Will Now Hold Meeting After Cancellation

President-elect Donald Trump said he’ll meet with the New York Times after he announced on Twitter that he was cancelling the meeting inside the Trump Tower.

The Times spokeswoman, Eileen Murphy, confirmed the meeting on Twitter. “Mr. Trump’s staff has told us that the President Elect’s meeting with The Times is on again,” she tweeted.

“President Elect will meet with our publisher off-the-record. Then, on-the-record with our journalists & editorial columnists (sic),” Murphy tweeted.

Trump’s meeting with the Times brass was scheduled to be on the record—unlike his Monday meeting with executives from CNN, ABC, CBS, Fox, and ABC. Trump, according to the Times, didn’t agree to those terms and sent out several tweets.

Hope Hicks, a Trump spokeswoman, told the newspaper that the president-elect would attend.

Hicks spoke with the Times’s publisher, Arthur Sulzberger Jr., on Monday afternoon and she told him Trump’s schedule had become busy and he would only have time for the off-the-record session, Murphy said. According to the paper, Sulzberger said it wouldn’t work.

“I cancelled today’s meeting with the failing @nytimes when the terms and conditions of the meeting were changed at the last moment. Not nice,” Trump tweeted at around 6 a.m. on Tuesday.

But Trump later tweeted about 30 minutes later.

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