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Trump blasts ‘lame’ New York Times ‘hit piece’

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Donald Trump early Sunday blasted a report in The New York Times about how he has treated women in private.

The presumptive Republican presidential nominee called it a “lame hit piece” on Twitter, adding that he provided “many names” of women he helped that were not used in the article.

One of the reporters later called that tweet “factually inaccurate,” saying women suggested by Trump’s office were interviewed.

{mosads}The Times said it interviewed dozens of women who encountered the billionaire real estate mogul, revealing a “complex, at times contradictory portrait.”

The newspaper’s report said Trump both nurtured women’s careers and mocked their appearance.

Trump also said the “failing” newspaper “found nothing” and called on the “dishonest” media to do a “real story” on the “Clintons and media.”

— This report was updated at 12:24 p.m.

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