Michael Flynn Jr. Attacks Washington Post, Questions If They Should ‘Continue to Operate’


flynn jrMichael Flynn Jr., the son of incoming Donald Trump national security advisor Gen. Michael Flynn, attacked The Washington Post Wednesday for publishing what he called “fake news” and questioned whether the paper should continue to operate.

Flynn’s attack on the Post for “fake news” is ironic given that he himself was recently removed from the Trump transition team for spreading the fake “Pizzagate” conspiracy, even after it led to an armed attack on a D.C. pizzeria. It’s also a bizarre attack given that Flynn’s tweet doesn’t even link to a Post “article,” just government documents on his father’s wrongdoing that were republished by the paper.

The phrasing of Flynn’s tweet worried many journalists on social media, who interpreted it as a veiled threat given his likely role in the incoming administration.

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