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Trump the Truth: A timeline of assaults on free expression

Deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes questions from members of the media during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, 10 May 2017
Deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes questions from members of the media during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, 10 May 2017

AP Photo/Susan Walsh

This timeline was originally published on pen.org on 18 May 2017.

This timeline tracks important developments during the Trump Administration that threaten to undermine free expression and press freedoms. Events documented in this timeline include attacks on the institution of the press; attacks on free expression; attacks on those who disagree with the administration's agenda; issues regarding freedom of information and government transparency; and instances when the administration has distorted or undermined the truth. This timeline is meant to be comprehensive, but not exhaustive. If you wish to submit an incident for our consideration, please contact [email protected] We will update this timeline as relevant developments arise.

Trump the Truth is a project of PEN America's #LouderTogether campaign. To learn more about free expression under the Trump Administration, read PEN America's new report Trump the Truth: Free Expression in the President's First 100 Days.

View the timeline on PEN's site.

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