CNN Slams Donald Trump Following His "Fake News" Comment

Trump angry that people take CNN seriously when Fox News is 'much more important'

On Saturday, Donald Trump took to Twitter to complain about CNN International's news coverage.

But the network, or at least its public relations department, isn't remaining silent.

US President Donald Trump has hit out at CNN International, the global broadcast wing of popular CNN, alleging that the news channel does not portray the correct picture of his administration. "The outside world does not see the truth from them!" said Trump from his Mar-a-Lago golf resort in Florida. "Continuing to have an adversarial relationship with that network is a mistake". "Trump drew criticism when he tweeted out a fake video of himself taking down CNN back in July with the hashtag "#FraudNewsCNN". While the president regularly dismisses their work as "fake", it's anything but. Their reporting prompted the United Nations to open an investigation into the matter. By undermining CNN journalists overseas, the president is directly attacking their "freedom and even safety".




According to the reports, Trump's remarks come at a significant time for the media outlet, whose parent company Time Warner is merging with AT&T in an $85 billion deal.

"Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that can not be limited without being lost".

Comey, arguably one of FBI's most controversial directors, has been criticized, particularly by Trump, for leaking information to the press.

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