Donald Trump Said The Media Were "Very Dishonest People" in Meeting With Sheriffs

Caricature of Donald Trump with mouth open and eyes closed.By: Gage Skidmore
Type: Anti-Media AttacksSep 05 2018 Severity:
Targeted: Liberal MediaAbout: Freedom of Speech
President Trump bashed the media, the entity that he attributed to trying to destroy his presidency. His comment came in the wake of Bob Woodwards book, a review of Trump's Presidency which he called a "total piece of fiction, It also came after the release of an editorial by the NYT, which was written by an anonymous White House official who's working with others against him. He told those present at a meeting with sheriffs that the media didn't like him and he didn't like them either because they were "very dishonest people".

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Quote | His comments followed a NYT essay written by a staff member whose working against Trump.

“They don’t like Donald Trump and I don’t like them because they’re very dishonest people,” the president said during a meeting with sheriffs, referring to the media, and the recently released op-ed written by an anonymous White House official, that was published by the New York Times. 

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