President Trump Faults the “Fake News Media” for Political Unrest


Earlier today, President Donald Trump stated that the “fake news media” bears responsibility for the increasing political unrest in America, reports The Hill.

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An Overview of the President’s Assertions

On Monday, the president of the United States took to Twitter and posted the following messages:

Trump’s preceding social media posts come after this past weekend’s Synagogue shooting. 46-year-old Robert Bowers is the suspected individual who authorities believed carried out the attack in the Tree of Life Congregation Synagogue. During his massacre, Bowers allegedly spewed anti-Semitic slurs and killed 11 individuals. At this time, Bowers is facing 29 federal counts which include various hate crimes.

Like President Trump, many conservatives have expressed concerns about the media’s manner of coverage.

More on Political Unrest in America

The Synagogue shooting serves as one of the more extreme displays of hatred across the country. Prior to the recent massacre, various Americans took to the streets to protest individuals and political decisions which displeased them. The nomination and eventual confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is a prime example of such.