Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpJulian Castro knocks Biden administration over refugee policy Overnight Energy & Environment — League of Conservation Voters — Climate summit chief says US needs to 'show progress' on environment Five takeaways from Arizona's audit results 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.”
“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.
Awww. Women in the crowd are giving me sympathetic looks.— Katy Tur (@KatyTurNBC) December 8, 2015