Trump: Media is 'scum'
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Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Anderson Cooper: Trump's Bubba Wallace tweet was 'racist, just plain and simple' Beats by Dre announces deal with Bubba Wallace, defends him after Trump remarks Overnight Defense: DOD reportedly eyeing Confederate flag ban | House military spending bill blocks wall funding MORE called the media “scum” at a rally on Monday night and singled out a reporter who was on the scene, calling her “third rate” and accusing her of lying about him.

“The mainstream media want to surrender the Constitution,” Trump declared at a rally in South Carolina.

“These people back here are the worst,” Trump said, pointing to a group of reporters on hand. “They are so dishonest … 70 to 75 percent are absolutely dishonest. Absolute scum. Remember that. Scum. Scum. Totally dishonest people.”

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Trump pointed to NBC reporter Katy Tur, who he accused of falsely reporting that he had once left a rally early.

“She’s back there, little Katy,” Trump said. “What a lie it was … what a lie it was for NBC to have written that. Total lies … a third rate reporter. Remember that. Third rate.

Tur said over Twitter that some in the crowd were supportive of her during Trump’s tirade.