Skip to comments.Trump, at Halloween rally, bashes 'far-left media' for trying to 'push people apart' after Pittsburg
Posted on 10/31/2018 8:31:52 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
Speaking Wednesday night at a rally in Fort Myers, Fla., President Trump condemned the "far-left media" for "once again using tragedy to sow anger and division" shortly after his visit to Pittsburgh in the wake of Saturday's deadly mass shooting at a synagogue there.
The approximately 8,500 supporters in the crowd at the Hertz Arena erupted in a chant of "CNN sucks" as Trump paused. He then accused the media of overblowing a protest in Pittsburgh during his visit, and "doing everything in their power to play it up and push people apart."
CNN host Don Lemon was fiercely criticized earlier in the day after an on-air rant in which he declared that white men are the biggest terror threat to the United States, adding that "there is no white-guy ban" and wondering aloud, "What do we do about that?" CNN did not immediately respond to the backlash.
Trump's broadsides were unrelenting: "The far-left media has spread terrible lies and stories about the Trump administration, and the tens of millions of people who make up our movement -- the greatest political movement in the history of our country," the president continued, as the crowd cheered.
On-air personalities at CNN and other networks have hammered Trump for his fiery rhetoric in the wake of last week's mail bombs, which police say were directed at prominent liberals by a supporter of the president, as well as Saturday's shooting -- even though the alleged perpetrator in Pittsburgh, Robert Bowers, had posted anti-Trump and anti-Semitic messages online.
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So grateful that President Trump makes no bones about calling out our enemies, both foreign and domestic!!!
Love it - Trump back in form and he has stopped toning it down.
Watch fake news lash out and fall into his trap.
CNN still sucks. They can kiss my keister.
Enjoy president Trump folks I doubt we willing have another president will to take on the media and stands up for the citizen in the brazen manner he does. Best president ever, sorry Abe, George, you’ve been surpassed.
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