Donald Trump on Saturday renewed his onslaught against major US news networks, accusing them of launching a “vicious” assault on his presidency as he seized on a reporting error by CNN.
In an early-morning tweet, the US president said “Fake News CNN made a vicious and purposeful mistake yesterday. They were caught red handed, just like lonely Brian Ross at ABC News.”
Trump sounded the same anti-media narrative in a speech Friday in Florida when, pointing to a reporting error by ABC, he said, “Did you see all the corrections the media s been making? They ve been apologizing left and right.”
The US president regularly rails against top news outlets, both broadcast networks and newspapers including the New York Times and the Washington Post.
CNN reported early Friday that the president and son Donald Trump Jr. had received an email providing a