Jake Tapper Responds to Trump Tweet Bashing CNN: ‘Thanks For Watching!’


Jake Tapper responded to the president’s tweet bashing CNN on Wednesday morning, in the latest skirmish in the ongoing and never-ending war between Trump and the network.

Trump tweeted early Wednesday that he was “forced” to watch CNN while on his Asia trip, adding that he “again realized how bad, and FAKE, it is.”

CNN anchor Tapper responded simply:

The president also made sure to tweet about his favorite morning show, Fox & Friends, which he said “will be showing much of our successful trip to Asia”:

Unsurprisingly, Trump sending out tweets like he’s a Fox & Friends producer with a profound disdain for CNN sent blue-check Twitter into something of a tizzy:

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