A planned meeting between president-elect Donald J. Trump and The New York Times appears to have fallen through, with Mr. Trump declaring on Twitter on Tuesday morning that he had canceled the gathering because the ground rules had been changed.
A spokeswoman for The Times responded that the paper had not changed the arrangements for the meeting and was not aware it had been canceled until reading Mr. Trump’s Twitter posts.
The Times said Mr. Trump’s team had asked on Monday to change the ground rules.
Mr. Trump was scheduled to meet on Tuesday at The New York Times building in Midtown with editors, reporters, columnists and the newspaper’s publisher. A short off-the-record session was planned, followed by an on-the-record meeting.
Then Mr. Trump said on Twitter shortly after 6 a.m.: