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In tweet storm, Trump assaults MSNBC over ‘Morning Joe’ and “Greta,” Calls CNN ‘garbage journalism.’


The president is on vacation from Washington — yet not from Twitter. Undoubtedly not from his constant fights with digital TV news systems MSNBC and CNN. The Tweeter in Chief was occupied Saturday morning, propelling recognizable assaults against the two systems over their scope of him.

Continuing his beef with MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” President Trump suggested that the hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are “not bad people” — even as he disparaged them again — but that their show is undermined by their bosses at the network.

Trump had been enraged by Brzezinski’s feedback of him on the show Thursday and assaulted her freely at that point, suggesting she had appeared at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida last New Year’s Eve asking to get into a party and bleeding from a facelift. Brzezinski and Scarborough have flatly denied Trump’s account.

However, Trump, who is burning through three evenings at his Bedminster home in northern New Jersey, didn’t spare his rage just for the “Morning Joe” crew. He also hit NBC and its parent company, Comcast, over the decision by MSNBC to cancel Greta Van Susteren’s short-lived cable show on Friday. The president cast it as an ideological decision made because Van Susteren was fairer to him in her coverage.

As of late MSNBC, which has a notoriety for liberal perspectives, has procured various traditionalist inclining hosts and investigators, including New York Times editorialist Bret Stephens and Washington Post journalist George Will, and those who have worked for Republican administrations, including Nicolle Wallace, who served for George W. Bush. But those analysts also have been largely critical of Trump.

The president additionally leveled another broadside in his continuous quarrel with CNN, which he has over and again alluded to as “fake news.” He and his associates have thrashed the link organize after it withdrew and apologized for a story that connected one of his move assistants and the official of a Russian venture support. CNN fired three reporters and editors involved in the story, which the network said did not undergo standard vetting procedures.

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