Trump slams the 'fake news' and praises Jimmy Carter in tweetstorm

  • US President Donald Trump slammed the media over what he says is “very little” reporting of the GDP numbers.
  • He also praised former President Jimmy Carter for comments he made about Trump in a New York Times interview.

President Donald Trump kicked off the weekend by lashing out at the “fake news” media for its coverage of him.

“Very little reporting about the GREAT GDP numbers announced yesterday (3.0 despite the big hurricane hits),” Trump tweeted. “Best consecutive Q’s in years!”

He followed up a little while later thanking former President Jimmy Carter for the comments he made about Trump during a New York Times interview last week.

Carter told The Times that “the media have been harder on Trump than any other president.”

“Just read the nice remarks by President Jimmy Carter about me and how badly I am treated by the press (Fake News),” Trump tweeted in response on Saturday. “Thank you Mr. President!”

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