'Mr. President, since you attacked CNN, can I ask you a question?' he boomed, loud enough for microphones 10 yards away to pick up.
"Trump even mentioned because of that Sun "fake news" article as he called it, he apologized to Teresa May and said so at the press conference and she took it very lightly and said, 'oh, it's the press, "' DeLay said. "Let's go to a real network", Trump said, shutting down Acosta. "Of course, it happens to be NBC, which is possibly worse than CNN", Trump groused.
'We appreciate The Sun for posting the entire audio of their interview so that everyone can hear the president's remarks for themselves, ' she added.
"No, no", Trump responded, calling the network "fake news". I used to work at CNN, they have fine journalists there who risk their lives to cover the news around the world.
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"To say the President called us "fake news" with any serious intent is, well. fake news", The Sun added. Lesson for the kids out there: "no one should ever try to do the right thing with the expectation it will ever be reciprocated".
When it became clear that the president wasn't going to entertain a question from him, I proceeded with my question, as did my fellow colleagues in the press corps.
That is not the first time Trump refused a CNN reporter's questions. She is honest as the day is long. He instead answered John Roberts from Fox News.
Although the Sun has been criticized for its journalism in the past, Cooper said, "Trump's explanation that comments in the interview were "fake news" was greeted with derision by British journalists". "I don't take questions from CNN".
"Asking smart, tough questions, whether in a presidential press conference or interview, is central to the role a free press plays in a healthy republic", she said.
She said the pro-Brexit Sun, and Trump, succeeded in planting more doubt about May's "soft exit" plans for leaving the European Union. Roberts, sitting next to him, playfully doffed the hat to reveal Mason's bald head. You can watch Trump's comments below.
Mason took it off and asked his question.