REPORT: In Private, Trump Says ‘Fake’ NBC Is ‘Run By Morons’

Justin Caruso | Senior Media Reporter

A new report indicates that President Trump, aggravated by NBC’s reporting, has taken to calling the network “fake” and “run by morons.”

The Daily Beast reported Monday that according to a White House official, Trump thinks NBC is “run by morons,” and that “Trump regularly complains during the day and evenings about NBC as ‘fake’ and out to ‘get’ him in the ‘same way he [recently] did with CNN.'”

Trump has previously had tensions with CNN, once tweeting out a fake edited WWE gif of Trump tackling a man with a CNN logo for a head.

CNN responded to this by tracking down the alleged creator of the gif and behaving towards him in a way some considered “blackmail.” (RELATED: ‘Extremely Unethical’ — CNN Draws Backlash After Threatening To ID Reddit User Behind Trump’s WWE Video)

President Trump has had problems with NBC News since they reported that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called him a “moron,” possibly a “f**king moron.”

Trump hit back against the reports, but Tillerson did not specifically deny saying that about Trump. (RELATED: REPORT: Rex Tillerson ‘F***ing Hates’ Nikki Haley)

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