Trump Rubs CNN’s Botched Michael Cohen Story In Its Face


Saagar Enjeti White House Correspondent
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President Donald Trump continued to mock CNN for its botched Michael Cohen story in a Thursday tweet.

CNN’s saga began in late July when it published a story alleging that Michael Cohen was prepared to tell investigators that Trump had foreknowledge of a 2016 Trump Tower meeting with the Russians. Lanny Davis, Cohen’s lawyer, then admitted on the record that he was a source for the story and publicly recanted his remarks.

Trump mocked them throughout Thursday morning:

CNN addressed the issue Tuesday evening in a follow-up story after intense pressure and media scrutiny, saying, “CNN did not report whether Trump knew about the meeting before it happened — only that Cohen was making that claim while hoping for a deal from prosecutors,” and adding that they stand by their original reporting.