Tom Hanks Sends Coffee Machine And Typewritten Note To Poor Journalists Reporting On Trump

The Academy Award-winning actor has sent an espresso machine to the White House Press Corps, encouraging them to keep fighting for truth, justice and 'the American way' under the power of Donald Trump.

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Tom Hanks is a bonafide legend.

Not only does he post pictures of lost socks on the street, writes letters on vintage typewriters, photobombs wedding photos while out for a run and admitted Trump's 'locker-room talk' offended him 'as a man', the Saving Private Ryan actor is now giving hope to a bunch of bleary-eyed and frustrated journalists.

Earlier this week, the actor reportedly bought a brand new coffee machine and had it delivered to the White House Press Corps office, years after he bought the team a machine during the Bush administration and another in 2010 ahead of Barack Obama's term in office.

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However, this time round the 60-year-old decided it was time for an upgrade, and gifted the team – who have the laborious task of covering the goings on inside the White House since Donald Trump came into office – an espresso machine, along with a type-written note.

The note read: 'To The White House Press Corps, Keep up the good fight for Truth, Justice and the American way. Especially for the Truth part.'

The letter included a drawing of American soldiers, captioned: 'Fresh, spirited American troops, flushed with victory, are bringing in thousands of hungry, ragged, battle-weary prisoners.'

In a political age where 'alternative facts' and Twitter is more likely to hear changes to US legislation quicker than the media, journalists working on 'The Hill' are battling an on-going war with Trump and his press secretary Sean Spicer, who last week banned reporters from outlets including the Guardian, the New York Times, and CNN from attending off-camera press briefings.

Given these journalists are reporting on an administration under the power of man who once accused them of being the 'enemies of the people', we couldn't be more thrilled to see Hanks supporting the people trying to provide the world with truth, transparency and justice.

By the way Tom, just in case you're feeling overly generous today, we like coffee here at ELLE too...

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