In response to a recent New York Times report, President Donald Trump once again set his sights on one of the news sources he loves to hate.
“The New York Times had no legitimate sources, which would be totally illegal, concerning the Mueller Report,” he tweeted. “In fact, they probably had no sources at all! They are a Fake News paper [sic] who have already been forced to apologize for their incorrect and very bad reporting on me!”
False. Our reporters interviewed multiple government officials and others to gather the facts for the story; read it here: https://t.co/UYGWMnuOQt
— NYTimes Communications (@NYTimesPR) April 4, 2019
“False,” tweeted the newspaper’s official communications account in response. “Our reporters interviewed multiple government officials and others to gather the facts for the story.”
The Times went on to include a link to its latest report indicating some investigators working on the Mueller report believed its findings were more problematic for the president than a four-page document submitted by Attorney General Bill Barr suggested.