Trump Criticized CNN International & The Internet Quickly Came To The Network's Defense

Posted November 27, 2017

In a tweet, the president wrote that Fox News "is MUCH more important in the United States than CNN", but noted that outside the United States, "CNN International is still a major source of (Fake) news, and they represent our Nation to the WORLD very poorly". During his recent Asia trip, he tweeted that he was "forced to" watch "fake" CNN, claiming that he has not done so in months.

From CNN's Twitter account, the organization clarified their position as an enterprise by stating that their "job is to report the news", and Trump's job is to represent the United States to the rest of the globe, not CNN. As reported by RawStory, some critics believe that Trump is trying to derail the deal because of his personal animosity towards CNN.

Trump's tweet-thanks to Maga Pill came three days into the president's Thanksgiving holiday weekend in Florida, a getaway stuffed with golf and media rumination. Many see his tweets as more than just simple quotations attached to random nature photos.

The president on Saturday fired off a tweet that praised Fox News as superior to CNN and accused it of misrepresenting America to the rest of the world. Comey explained hours later that he included the picture because he likes it and it reminded him of his favorite Bible verse.

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

The tweet garnered thousands of reactions.

Comey's tweet came a half hour after the president's and it is not the first time the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director has passive-aggressively shot back at President Trump despite not mentioning his name.

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