Trump slams CNN's 'false picture of USA', urges AT&T boycott

President Trump on Monday slammed CNN during his visit to the United Kingdom, urging people to boycott AT&T.

“Just arrived in the United Kingdom,” Trump wrote in a series of tweets. “The only problem is that @CNN is the primary source of news available from the U.S. After watching it for a short while, I turned it off. All negative & so much Fake News, very bad for U.S. Big ratings drop. Why doesn’t owner @ATT do something?”

“I believe that if people [stopped] using or subscribing to @ATT, they would be forced to make big changes at @CNN, which is dying in the ratings anyway,” Trump continued. “It is so unfair with such bad, Fake News! Why wouldn’t they act. When the World watches @CNN, it gets a false picture of USA. Sad!”

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Amazing how much time and energy @POTUS is devoting to health care. All those tweets this weekend and that health care rally last night
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Trump has repeatedly attacked CNN during his presidency over negative coverage.

“Wow! CNN Ratings are WAY DOWN, record lows,” Trump tweeted last month. “People are getting tired of so many Fake Stories and Anti-Trump lies. Chris Cuomo was rewarded for lowest morning ratings with a prime time spot – which is failing badly and not helping the dumbest man on television, Don Lemon!”

 

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