15 Mar '17, 7pm

Tom Hanks Buys White House Press Corps $2000 Espresso Machine

Being a member of the White House press corps isn’t an easy job. And it’s only getting more difficult now that any news challenging a person’s worldview can be decried as “fake news” (which the Trumpster himself has called “the enemy of the people ”) and asking tough questions to the president or the former White House Easter Bunny is on its way to being considered a war crime. As besieged as the Fourth Estate may be, they’ve still got at least one friend in high places: a little known actor by the name of Tom Hanks. The star of The Burbs , Bosom Buddies , Dragnet , and probably some movies you’ve never heard of has continued his decade-long practice of keeping White House reporters at peak alertness by gifting them a brand new espresso machine . According to the Boston Globe , the tradition began in 2004, when Hanks found out the White House pressroom didn’t have a coffee...

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