Trump takes aim at ABC reporter
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GOP presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpMark Kelly clinches Democratic Senate nod in Arizona Trump camp considering White House South Lawn for convention speech: reports Longtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary MORE criticized an ABC News reporter on Friday for misrepresenting his views on illegal immigration. 


Trump called on ABC broadcaster Tom Llamas for a correction following a segment on the news outlet’s “World News Tonight.” 

“@TomLlamasABC cannot report the news truthfully,” Trump tweeted. “Why not apologize for your fraudulent story on World News Tonight? Gang members & criminals.” 

“@WNTonight please correct your story tonight,” he added. “The public is fed-up with bad reporting for the sake of sensationalizing something.” 

Llamas aired a video on “World News Tonight” Thursday evening showing Trump and former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-Fla.) verbally sparring over immigration. 

It also showed the ABC reporter interrogating the pair of White House hopefuls over their use of the term “anchor babies.” 

CNN reported on Friday that Trump’s campaign refused additional comment over which portions of Llamas’s clip he found misleading. 

His tweet’s inclusion of the phrase “gang members & criminals,” it added, may indicate Trump was arguing he would only deport illegal immigrants with criminal ties.

Trump’s relationship with media members like Llamas remains strained despite his perch atop multiple national polls as the favorite for the GOP’s 2016 presidential nomination. 

The outspoken billionaire has repeatedly argued that news outlets are not covering him fairly, given that he is a political outsider. 

The Huffington Post has led the charge against Trump’s campaign by relegating coverage of him to its entertainment section.

Trump also feuded with Fox News earlier this month in a public spat with broadcaster Megyn Kelly. 

Kelly drew Trump’s ire by interrogating him over his past remarks on women during the first televised GOP presidential debate, on Aug. 6. Trump responded by criticizing the popular anchor in remarks some found demeaning toward the feminine gender the following evening. 

“You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever,” he said of Kelly’s interviewing style on Aug. 7.

Trump then briefly boycotted Fox News before smoothing things out with its leader, Roger Ailes, earlier this month.