Fox Contributor: Trump Rails Against Reporters, But Never Challenges Their Facts
When Donald Trump is upset about someone’s investigation, he will complain about the journalist and rail against the general unfairness of the media — but he will never challenge or attempt to refute the actual facts.
Fox contributor and RealClearPolitics editor A. B. Stoddard spoke on Happening Now Friday afternoon and explained the Republican candidate’s tack when dealing with stories he finds unfavorable.
Trump “is getting upset about people from his campaign telling reporters that they were critical of his performance in the debate,” she noted. Trump did tweet early Friday morning that readers should discount any story they read about him that cites “sources.”
“There are no sources, they are just made up lies!” Trump wrote.
“Whenever he tells that press are dishonest or that a story is fraudulent, the campaign actually never denies any of the specific allegations. You can ask people who’ve done investigations with the New York Times or the Washington Post,” Stoddard said. “He’ll rail against the reporter or the story, but he’ll never ask for corrections and dispute any facts as untrue.”
Sam Reisman (@thericeman) is a staff editor at Mediaite.
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