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Trump Accuses Reporters of Cashing in on Him: ‘Some Will Go and Sign Movie Contracts Tonight’

President Donald Trump called the media “fake news” during a speech on Tuesday, in a strange tangent in which he also accused reporters of cashing in on him.

“The fake news, look at all of them back there,” Trump said at a speech in Hackberry, Louisiana, pointing at reporters as the crowd laughed. “Fake news. They’re going to be very famous. They’re going to be very famous tonight.”

“Some will go and sign movie contracts tonight,” he added. “Look at these guys.”

White House reporter for the Washington Post Seung Min Kim replied on Twitter:

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