During his press conference in Poland today, President Trump was asked about the recent backlash faced by CNN for its implication that it would reveal the identity of the Reddit user who made an anti-CNN, Trump-themed GIF if he reneged on an apology.
CNN has defended its handling of the story, issuing a statement Wednesday saying the network did not publish the user’s name out of concern for his safety — adding, “Any assertion that the network blackmailed or coerced him is false.”
Trump said, “CNN was unfortunate for them. They have been fake news for a long time. NBC is equally as bad. Despite the fact that I made them a fortune with Apprentice.” Read more at Fox News.