Democrat critiques Trump's ‘infantile attack’ with baby photo

Democrat critiques Trump's ‘infantile attack’ with baby photo
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Rep. Adam SchiffAdam SchiffTHE MEMO: Trump reignites race firestorm House Democrat slams Trump's 'erratic and fiery belligerence' on North Korea Schiff: Russia probe 'moving into new phase' with grand jury MORE (D-Calif.), the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, slammed President Trump for his attack on the press earlier Sunday by posting a photo of an infant in his office. 

“Another infantile attack on the press by @realDonaldTrump today. On behalf of all infants, Rose says it's beneath the dignity of the office,” Schiff wrote on Twitter.  

Schiff was responding to Trump, who criticized the media in several early morning tweets.

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“With all of its phony unnamed sources & highly slanted & even fraudulent reporting, #Fake News is DISTORTING DEMOCRACY in our country!” Trump said.

The president also blasted the ABC News/Washington Post poll, which he said “was just about the most inaccurate poll around election time.”

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