Jeff Flake Rips President Trump’s Remarks About the Press


Both President Trump and White House press secretary Sarah Sanders pointed this out via Twitter:

The above example is one of many reasons why the press is frequently dubbed as “fake news.” Therefore, comparing President Trump to infamous dictators does not suffice in the eyes of many Trump supporters. Ultimately, the media has more than earned the nickname of fake news, affirms the President’s base.

Also, it is worth noting that despite the misreport, the Wall Street Journal has yet to issue a retraction or an apology. Shortly after the President’s tweets, the publication stated their decision to “stand by what [they] reported.

Senator Flake has yet to comment on the latest controversy surrounding the Wall Street Journal. However, the aforementioned report has fanned the flames regarding the validity of assertions of “fake news.”