Hillary aides flame NYT for negative coverage in ‘secret meeting’ with top staff

Hillary aides flame NYT for negative coverage in ‘secret meeting’ with top staff

[Ed. – Imagine Ted Cruz or Dick Cheney trying to get away with this.]

Some of Hillary Clinton’s closest aides blasted the New York Timesfor what they said was unfair coverage of the former first lady during a recent secret meeting with the paper’s Washington bureau, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.

Sources said the meeting included Clinton advisers Philippe Reines and Huma Abedin, as well as Times Washington bureau chief Carolyn Ryan and national political reporter Amy Chozick, who has been on the Clinton beat for the paper.

During the closed-door gathering, Clinton aides reportedly griped about the paper’s coverage of the potential 2016 candidate, arguing that Clinton has left public office and not be subjected to harsh scrutiny, according to a source familiar with the discussions. …

[S]ources familiar with the meeting describe it as an attempt to brush back and even intimidate the staff of the Times. …

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