Mattis disagrees with Trump's characterization of media as "the enemy"

Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Sunday that he disagreed with President Donald Trump’s recent declaration that the press is “the enemy.”

Speaking with reporters while traveling in the United Arab Emirates, Mattis said that although he, too, has at times had a contentious relationship with reporters, “the press, as far as I’m concerned, are a constituency that we deal with, and I don’t have any issues with the press myself.”