Donald Trump Called His Own Interview Fake News After Facing Criticism Over British PM Diss

Type: Anti-Media AttacksJul 13 2018 Severity:
Targeted: Conservative Media OutletsAbout: Theresa May
Donald Trump insisted that an interview he partook in which was recorded in its entirety was "fake news" after it was reported that he harshly criticized British PM Theresa May and appeared to back her adversary for Prime Minister. Trump claimed he didn't say the words attributed to him, even though the entire interview was recorded.

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Quote | The entire interview was recorded by British tabloid Sky News.

"I said tremendous things. Fortunately, we tend to record stories now so we have it for your enjoyment if you would like it. We record when we deal with reporters. It's called fake news and we solve a lot of problems with the good old reporting instrument."

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