Donald Trump is unleashing his wrath on CNN again.
After the network reported on an unsubstantiated document claiming that the Russian government has damaging information about him, the president-elect refused to call on one of its reporters during his press conference.
On Thursday, he said the network was “in a total meltdown.” (RELATED: Trump Tells CNN’s Jim Acosta — ‘You Are Fake News’)
“CNN is in a total meltdown with their FAKE NEWS because their ratings are tanking since election and their credibility will soon be gone!” Trump tweeted.
.@CNN is in a total meltdown with their FAKE NEWS because their ratings are tanking since election and their credibility will soon be gone!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2017
The network issued a statement hours after Trump said it published “fake news.”
“CNN’s decision to publish carefully sourced reporting about the operations of our government is vastly different than BuzzFeed’s decision to publish unsubstantiated memos,” the network said in a statement. “The Trump team knows this.” (RELATED: The Media Is Outraged That Trump Criticized CNN. They Must Have Forgotten When Obama Did The Same To Fox News)