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‘Disappointed’: Veterans Group Defends Press After Members Booed Media During Trump Speech

President Donald Trump trashed the “fake news’ again during his speech to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, a nonprofit group. At one point Trump told attendees not to “believe the crap you see from these people” before teeing off on CNN and NBC.

Trump’s media-bashing is pretty rote at this point, but the VFW ended up putting out a statement late this afternoon that both defended the media, and condemned its members that booed the press:

At one point when the president was defending his tariffs, he even told attendees, “What you’re seeing and what you’re reading is not what’s happening.”

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