Tucker Carlson Destroys Fake News BuzzFeed President Donald Trump got it right when he called BuzzFeed a “failing pile of garbage” after they pushed a huge fake news story in an attempt to smear the President before was even sworn into office. On Wednesday night Tucker Carlson absolutely grilled the Editor-in-Chief for the “failing pile of garbage” over his decisions to publish the wildly inaccurate dossier attacking Donald Trump. Carlson starts the conversations by saying: Let me just ask the obvious question which is: let’s say I had an unverified document given to me by one of your enemies claiming that you had committed a sex crime and lets say that document is in the hands of law enforcement but they had not pressed charges against you. Lets say that I had no evidence
Donald Trump‘s war on the press has been long. To supporters, it’s been funny. To everyone else, it’s been a terrifying attack on one of the most fundamental elements of our functioning democracy, which calls back to a similar discrediting that took place in Nazi Germany. Today, in a joint conference with NATO’s secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, Vice President Mike Pence tried to assuage those fears. “Rest assured both the president and I strongly support both a free and independent press,” he said, “but you can anticipate that the president and all of us will continue to call out the media when they play fast and loose with the facts.” He went on to reference Trump’s “unique ability” to speak directly to Americans. Was he talking about Trump’s Twitter? Just this morning,
President Trump got sour, and then sweet, with CNN reporter Jim Acosta during his rambling press conference Thursday, doubling down on his claim that the reporter's network was peddling "fake news" before sharing a light-hearted moment with him. During a tense back-and-forth that began after Trump called on Acosta, the commander-in-chief slammed the reporter's company's ratings and insisted his network was full of "hatred." "The reporting is fake, and I'll tell you what else I see. I see tone. You know, the word tone. The tone is such hatred. I'm really not a bad person, by the way," Trump said. "I think you'd do much better by being different," Trump added, before delving into a wild prediction about how the rambling 80-minute missive would be treated by the media. ...
One of the stranger moments in Wednesday’s deeply strange Donald Trump press conference came when the president-elect got into a shouting match with CNN’s Jim Acosta, who was trying to ask him a question. Earlier in the presser — his first one since July — Trump had attacked CNN for disseminating “fake news” because it broke the story that both the sitting president and the president-elect had been briefed on allegations that Russia has “compromising personal and financial information” regarding Trump. “Since you’re attacking us, can you give us a question?” Acosta asked during a Q&A portion of the presser. Trump replied, “Not you, not you, your organization is terrible.” “I am not going to give you a question,” the president-elect said. “You are fake news.” You can watch their f