Houston news executive fires back at Trump over attacks on media
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A Houston news executive is firing back at President Trump after he took a swipe at the media during a visit to Texas to meet evacuees and volunteers in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

“I've had with the insults,” Bill Bishop, the managing editor of KHOU-TV in Houston, tweeted on Sunday.

“Let's see him stand in E. coli water reporting for hours like the media does.”

Trump on Saturday praised the Coast Guard for having “saved 11,000 people.”

"Think of it, almost 11,000 people by going into winds that the media would not go into," Trump said at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston, before gesturing toward the press.

"They will not go into those winds, unless it’s a really good story," he said.

Trump made the remarks on his second visit to Texas following Harvey. The president took a more hands-on approach, handing out food and speaking with victims at an evacuation center in the Houston area.

"It’s been really nice. It’s been a wonderful thing," Trump said. "As tough as this was, it’s been a wonderful thing, I think even for the country to watch it and for the world to watch. It’s been beautiful."

Major media outlets have provided near-constant coverage of the storm in the days since Harvey had landed as a Category 4 hurricane, and CNN reporter Drew Griffin rescued a man who drove into a ravine on live TV last week.