Trump Tears Into ‘#FakeNews’ CNN Again Over Report on John Kelly’s Reaction to His Fight with NFL

President Trump ripped CNN again as fake news on Twitter tonight following a report on Chief of Staff John Kelly‘s reaction to him battling the NFL over player protests.

Kelly actually spoke to CNN for the report, saying the following:

In a brief interview Monday evening, Kelly told CNN he is “appalled” by what he sees as a lack of respect for the flag and national anthem.

“I believe every American, when the national anthem is played, should cover their hearts and think about all the men and women who have been maimed and killed,” Kelly said. “Every American should stand up and think for three lousy minutes.”

Kelly is a retired Marine Corps general whose son was killed in action in Afghanistan.

The Chief of Staff declined to comment to CNN about President Trump keeping this fight going. The CNN report cites two administration officials saying that he’s “not pleased” about it.

The President took to Twitter to slam CNN and say he and Kelly are in agreement:

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