Ex-Swedish Prime Minister: We Expect the U.S. President to Have Sources ‘Beyond Fox News’

The former prime minister of Sweden appeared on CNN International today to express his concern about the controversy President Trump got himself into over the weekend.

During his rally on Saturday, Trump made a reference to “last night in Sweden,” which made people wonder if he was talking about a terrorist attack that didn’t happen. But it turns out Trump was referring to something he saw on Fox News the night previous that focused on refugees and crime.

Former prime minister Carl Bildt had this to say on Twitter in response:

He spoke to CNNI’s Hala Gorani today about his initial confusion and he said, “We expect the President of the United States to have sources of information that go beyond Fox News.”

The Fox host in question, Tucker Carlson, has responded to the controversy by saying that while Trump should have been more precise in his language, people can’t overlook the serious problems brought up in his interview.

Watch above, via CNN International.

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