Trump calls media America’s ‘biggest enemy’ in angry tweet about North Korea summit coverage
President Donald Trump is apparently not happy about the way his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is being depicted by the media and on Tuesday said “Fake News” is America’s “biggest enemy.”
Trump met with Kim on Tuesday in Singapore, where the two leaders signed a vaguely worded agreement.
Critics also feel Trump has legitimized Kim by meeting with him and being highly complimentary in the process.
President Donald Trump is apparently not happy about the way his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is being depicted by the media and on Tuesday called “FAKE NEWS” America’s “biggest enemy.”
“So funny to watch the Fake News, especially NBC and CNN. They are fighting hard to downplay the deal with North Korea. 500 days ago they would have ‘begged’ for this deal-looked like war would break out,” Trump tweeted. “Our Country’s biggest enemy is the Fake News so easily promulgated by fools!”
His screed came after earlier tweets in which he made the dubious claim that North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat.
Trump met with Kim on Tuesday in Singapore, where the two leaders signed a vaguely worded agreement that has been criticized by members of both political parties.
As part of the agreement, North Korea said it would work toward denuclearization. But the document did not specify how such a process would occur, and Trump has been similarly vague on a process of verification.
In an interview following the summit, Trump simply said that he trusts Kim to live up to his end of the bargain. But North Korea has signed similar agreements in the past and ultimately reneged on various promises.
Trump also agreed to stop joint military exercises between the US and South Korea on the Korean peninsula as part of his negotiations with …read more
Source:: Business Insider