Trump Nominee Pledges Independence for US Government News Outlets

September 20, 2019 01:38 AM
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Michael Pack, a conservative filmmaker nominated to run the U.S. Agency for Global Media, testified at a Senate confirmation hearing n Thursday. VOA's Brian Padden reports that the nominee addressed concerns that President Donald Trump could impose a political bias on government news agencies, like the Voice of America, which is mandated by law to be objective and balanced in its reporting.