President Trump attacked The New York Times on Wednesday over a report that special counsel Robert Mueller’s office is looking into a payment that a Ukrainian steel magnate made to Trump’s charitable foundation in exchange for a video appearance.
The president in an early morning tweet said the newspaper wrote “another phony story,” claiming that the agreement was struck with pundit Doug Schoen and not a Ukrainian businessman.
“The Failing New York Times wrote another phony story. It was political pundit Doug Schoen, not a Ukrainian businessman, who asked me to do a short speech by phone (Skype), hosted by Doug, in Ukraine. I was very positive about Ukraine-another negative to the Fake Russia C story!” Trump wrote.
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