Tom Hanks Sends White House Reporters Espresso Machine, Cheerful Note

"Keep up the good fight for truth, justice and the American way. Especially, the truth part," the actor wrote.

Tom Hanks knows the way to a reporter's heart is through a cup of coffee. 

And because of that, the two-time Academy Award-winning actor sent reporters at the White House a brand-new espresso machine and an uplifting 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." 

Reporters at the White House shared pictures of the new machine, a stainless steel Pasquini coffee maker, through social media with their thanks to Hanks. 

Even before President Trump took office, numerous outlets were under attack by the real estate mogul for reporting on news he deemed unfair and ultimately "fake." 

This is not the first time the Forrest Gump actor hooked the press corps up with a coffee machine, one reporter noted on Twitter. 

Hanks first gifted an espresso machine in 2004 after discovering the journalists had been drinking vending machine coffee. "I hope this machine will make the 24 hour cycle of news a bit more pleasant," he said at the time. "Add water, insert pod, press button and report. All good things. Tom Hanks."

He later sent an upgraded version after noticing the machine looked run down during a visit to the White House in 2010.

See some of the tweets from the press about Hanks' newest gift here and here.

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