After postponing a news conference about his plans for the future of his business empire, Donald Trump aide Kellyanne Conway revealed the new date: January 11.
Conway broke the news on CNN Monday night. The conference was originally planned for Dec. 15, but Trump postponed it.
Trump has not held a press conference since July, breaking with the precedent that presidents-elect take questions from the press shortly after election.
I will hold a press conference in the near future to discuss the business, Cabinet picks and all other topics of interest. Busy times!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 13, 2016
Here's the announcement of Trump delaying his conference.
The date may have some significance. President Obama said he will give a farewell address on January 10. This would give Trump an opportunity to touch on topics of Obama's speech.
I am getting great credit for my press conference today. Crooked Hillary should be admonished for not having a press conference in 179 days.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 31, 2016
Trump blasted Hillary Clinton for not holding press conferences during her campaign.
Various media outlets and pundits say that I thought I was going to lose the election. Wrong, it all came together in the last week and.....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 2, 2017
He has also continued to criticize the news media -- even since winning the election.