CNN's senior media correspondent, Brian Stelter, on Thursday blasted Donald TrumpDonald TrumpOhio Republican who voted to impeach Trump says he won't seek reelection Youngkin breaks with Trump on whether Democrats will cheat in the Virginia governor's race Trump endorses challenger in Michigan AG race MORE's speech denying recent harassment allegations, calling the address "paranoid" and "dangerous."
"That speech was paranoid and that speech was dangerous," Stelter said on CNN. "It was a speech dripping with hatred, it was a speech dripping with contempt."
"Railing against bankers and corporations and the media and this grand conspiracy ... it sounded a lot like a dog whistle to a lot of people, that he was somehow connecting all of these dots that do in fact not connect," he added.
“If there is violence and unrest after election day, I think we now know why based on the hatred dripping out of that man’s mouth."
Trump, the GOP nominee for president, lashed out at the media and his accusers in a speech Thursday after allegations that he groped and kissed women without their consent.
Trump denied the accusations and the press for running the reports.
In his long speech, he also accused the "corporate media" of trying to sink his campaign and help Democrat Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonAttorney indicted on charge of lying to FBI as part of Durham investigation Durham seeking indictment of lawyer with ties to Democrats: reports Paul Ryan researched narcissistic personality disorder after Trump win: book MORE into the White House.