President Donald Trump tweets about “fake news” a hell of a lot, but the most recent rendition of this trope broke through his general drone.
Early Thursday morning he screamed about the issue onto Twitter.
Why Isn’t the Senate Intel Committee looking into the Fake News Networks in OUR country to see why so much of our news is just made up-FAKE!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2017
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