Donald Trump launched a new attack on CNN Tuesday after three of its journalists were forced to resign over an anti-Trump story that the network retracted, reports The Daily Mail.
Fake News CNN is looking at big management changes now that they got caught falsely pushing their phony Russian stories. Ratings way down!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 27, 2017
And in a followup tweet, he wrote: 'Fake News CNN is looking at big management changes now that they got caught falsely pushing their phony Russian stories. Ratings way down!'
The three CNN employees lost their jobs after the outlet deleted a story from its website that claimed there were possible ties between Russia and an associate of President Donald Trump.So they caught Fake News CNN cold, but what about NBC, CBS & ABC? What about the failing @nytimes & @washingtonpost? They are all Fake News!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 27, 2017
In the wake of their resignations, Donald Trump Jr. called for CNN's president Jeff Zucker to publicly explain, saying the story is 'the biggest fake news scandal in the network's history.'
Thomas Frank, Eric Lichtblau and Lex Haris were all involved in CNN's new investigative unit and left the company Monday.
Frank wrote the deleted story, Lichtblau was an editor in the unit and Haris oversaw the unit.
'The hypocrisy at CNN is astounding,' Donald Trump Jr. said in a statement to Breitbart News on Monday.
'Facing the biggest fake news scandal in the network’s history after an embarrassing retraction, nobody from the network is answering questions–even to their own reporters–and they have the audacity to demand on-camera press briefings from the White House to boost their ratings and make their personalities famous?
'Maybe Jeff Zucker should do an on-camera press briefing about CNN’s fake news scandal before the White House does any more of them.'