‘Real News, Not Fake News’ — Trump Trolls American Media With Baltic Reporters

Justin Caruso Contributor
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President Trump trolled the American media during a press conference with Baltic leaders Tuesday — encouraging the Latvian prime minister to call on a Baltic reporter, not a “fake news” American one.


“Pick a reporter, please,” Trump said to Latvian prime minister Māris Kučinskis. “You can pick a reporter. A Baltic reporter, ideally. Real news, not fake news.”

“Go ahead. I think we have enough. Do we have enough? Mr. President, pick a reporter from the Baltics. Not the same man. He was very tough. Go ahead, pick a reporter. Yes, go ahead.”

CNN’s Jim Acosta memorialized Trump’s remark with a tweet:

Other reporters noticed as well:

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