President Trump in an early morning tweet on Thursday blasted the “Fake News Media,” saying many of the stories written about him and his staff are “total fiction.”
“The Fake News Media is going Crazy! They make up stories without any backup, sources or proof. Many of the stories written about me, and the good people surrounding me, are total fiction,” he tweeted.
“Problem is, when you complain you just give them more publicity. But I’ll complain anyway!”
Trump went on to to complain about the media’s coverage of his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“The Fake News Media wants so badly to see a major confrontation with Russia, even a confrontation that could lead to war,” Trump said in a subsequent tweet early Thursday. “They are pushing so recklessly hard and hate the fact that I’ll probably have a good relationship with Putin. We are doing MUCH better than any other country!”
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