‘TOTALLY UNTRUE’: Trump Pushes Back On Report That He Wanted Barr To Clear Him On Ukraine In News Conference

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Lawmakers on Tuesday repeatedly pressed attorney general nominee William Barr about a report expected to be produced by the special counsel. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount

President Trump early Thursday pushed back on a report that he asked Attorney General William Barr to hold a news conference clearing him of wrongdoing in the Ukraine controversy that sparked an impeachment inquiry, calling the article “totally untrue.”

“The story in the Amazon Washington Post, of course picked up by Fake News CNN, saying ‘President Trump asked for AG Barr to host a news conference clearing him on Ukraine,’ is totally untrue and just another FAKE NEWS story with anonymous sources that don’t exist,” he tweeted.

“Years ago, when Media was legitimate, people known as “Fact Checkers” would always call to check and see if a story was accurate. Nowadays they don’t use “Fact Checkers” anymore, they just write whatever they want!” he said.

“The LameStream Media, which is The Enemy of the People, is working overtime with made up stories in order to drive dissension and distrust!” he added.

Read more at The Hill.

{Matzav.com}

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