Trump: Enemy Fake News Media Doesn’t ‘want America to hear the real story!’

President defends social media as effective means to communicate directly to the people

Adan Salazar
May 29, 2017

President Trump says the fake news media wants to silence him on Twitter in order to have full control of the narrative.

In a Saturday evening tweet, Trump defended his use of social media and seemingly responded to a Wall Street Journal article which claimed he was considering hiring a legal team to monitor his tweets.

“The Fake News Media works hard at disparaging & demeaning my use of social media because they don’t want America to hear the real story!” Trump said.

Upon returning from the G7 conference in Italy, the president lashed out at “enemy” fake news media outlets early Saturday morning for attempting to derail his administration with leaks from anonymous sources.

Trump made it clear he believed unnamed sources used by many publications could indeed be “fabricated” in order to damage his presidency.

“It is my opinion that many of the leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media. Whenever you see the words ‘sources say’ in the fake news media, and they don’t mention names…. ….it is very possible that…

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