President Donald Trump railed against the “fake media” in a series of Twitter postings early on Friday, going as far as threatening to cancel daily news briefings at the White House.
A political firestorm has engulfed Washington since Trump’s sacking of FBI director James Comey, who was leading the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump election campaign and Russia.
Trump once again went after Comey, whom he had called a “showboat” and “grandstander” in an interview on Thursday.
“James Comey better hope that there are no “tapes” of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press” Trump threatened on Twitter.
The White House has offered contradicting explanations for Trump’s surprise firing of Comey on Tuesday, fueling accusations he was attempting to shut down the FBI probe.
In addition to blasting Comey, the…
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