Trump blasts media, calls journalists 'very unpatriotic' for reporting on government affairs

Source: The Hill | July 29, 2018 | Brett Samuels

President Trump on Sunday unleashed a tirade against the media in which he called reporters “unpatriotic” for reporting on the inner workings of the government.

In a series of tweets, the president singled out The New York Times and The Washington Post for writing “bad stories” about his administration, which he amounted to “[selling] out” the country.

“90% of media coverage of my Administration is negative, despite the tremendously positive results we are achieving, it’s no surprise that confidence in the media is at an all time low!” Trump tweeted.

“I will not allow our great country to be sold out by anti-Trump haters in the dying newspaper industry,” he added. “No matter how much they try to distract and cover it up, our country is making great progress under my leadership and I will never stop fighting for the American people!”

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