Trump says media is Enemy after shooting, bomb plot

Trump says media is Enemy after shooting, bomb plot

Trump says media is Enemy after shooting, bomb plot

President Donald Trump escalated his rhetoric against the media on Monday accusing them of misinterpreting his tweet on "fake news media" and reporting it "purposely inaccurately".

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders has allowed the number of "daily briefings" she delivers to dwindle down to a almost non-existent amount, but when she does hold televised appearances, she makes sure to fill them with enough lies and vitriol to make up for her time away. "The very first thing that the media did was condemn the president and go after him, try to place blame-not just on the president, but everybody that works in this administration".

Trump has repeatedly blamed the media and what he calls "fake news" reporting for Saturday's massacre.

Trump will travel to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday to honor the 11 people who were killed when an anti-Semitic gunman opened fire at the Tree of Life synagogue Saturday.

Bowers allegedly told police after his arrest that he "wanted all Jews to die" because he said they were inflicting genocide on "his people".

During an appearance on CNN on Monday morning before Trump's latest tweets, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway downplayed Trump's continued targeting of rivals.

Leaders of a liberal Jewish group in Pittsburgh penned an open letter to Trump before the White House announced the plans, saying he was not welcome in the city until he denounced white nationalism.

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Rabbi Jeffrey Myers with the Tree of Life synagogue made clear he would be welcome, telling NBC that "it would be my honor to always meet a president of the United States". I am a citizen.

"If the President is looking to come to Pittsburgh, I would ask that he not do so while we are burying the dead".

She added: "Some individuals - they're grieving, they're hurting".

"This president is asking us to rise above it and come together and unify as a nation", she said. But he quickly reverted to form, attacking the media and potential Democratic rivals for the presidency at a rally and on Twitter as Americans looked forward to crucial midterm elections November 6. He is planning an aggressive campaign schedule during the final days leading up to the November 6 elections. Last week, the NY offices of CNN, the cable network frequently attacked by Trump and his supporters, was evacuated after receiving an explosive device and an envelope containing white powder. "I refer to Fake News Media when mentioning Enemy of the People - but dishonest reporters use only the word 'Media.'", he said.

While stopping short of blaming Trump's rhetoric for inspiring the attacks, Jeff Zucker, the president of CNN Worldwide, contended there was a "total and complete lack of understanding at the White House about the seriousness of their continued attacks on the media".

Others included ex-vice president Joe Biden, Hollywood star Robert De Niro, billionaire donor George Soros, former CIA director John Brennan, former intelligence chief James Clapper, former attorney general Eric Holder, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, and billionaire investor Tom Steyer.

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