Pres. Trump Slams Reporter, Calls for His Firing after Misleading Photo


President Donald Trump criticized Washington Post reporter for tweeting a misleading photo of his “Make America Great Again” in Florida.

On Friday night, Dave Weigel, a political reporter for the newspaper tweeted a photo showing a mostly-empty venue. He took the photo hours before the event.

In a tweet on Saturday, Trump called Weigel’s photo a “phony.” He also demanded an apology and removal of the photo from the social network

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Weigel immediately tweeted an apology to the President. He also explained that he deleted his initial tweet after a fellow media man told him that he had “gotten it wrong.”

In addition, Weigel emphasized that he posted the photo on his persona Twitter account. He did not submit it as story to the Washington Post.