Trump reportedly referred to journalists as ‘all my killers’ on a hot mic while speaking privately to members of his golf club
- President Donald Trump on Friday held a news conference at his New Jersey golf club, inviting members of the club to watch his interaction with members of the media.
- Prior to the briefing, the president was caught on a hot mic inviting club members to “see what I have to go through,” calling the White House reporters “all my killers,” according to CNN’s Jim Acosta.
- The president has taken issue with the media’s coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, calling it a “hoax” and at times suggesting it hasn’t been favorable enough toward his administration.
- “You’ll get to meet the fake news tonight,” the president reportedly said Friday.
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President Donald Trump on Friday was caught on a hot mic prior to his press conference, inviting members at his Florida country club to watch his upcoming news briefing, calling journalists his “killers,” a CNN reporter said.
“You’ll get to meet the fake news tonight,” the president said, according to a tweet from CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta, who was present at the New Jersey briefing. “You’ll get to see what I have to go through.”
“Who’s there?” Trump added, according to Acosta. “Oh …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]