Trump shares tweet claiming CBS suppressed his appearance on Colbert
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpLev Parnas implicates Rick Perry, says Giuliani had him pressure Ukraine to announce Biden probe Saudi Arabia paid 0 million for cost of US troops in area Parnas claims ex-Trump attorney visited him in jail, asked him to sacrifice himself for president MORE on Monday retweeted a message from another account that claimed CBS executives were suppressing video of an episode of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on which then-candidate Trump was a guest.

The tweet, which the president retweeted Monday evening, came from a small account with less than 50 followers which claimed that “you will not find these segments on YouTube” and that CBS had “deleted” the episode from its website.


CBS does not typically provide access to shows dating back more than a week on its website, and the company's official YouTube page still has a video clip of Trump's interview with Colbert, which has been up on the platform since 2015 and has had more than 14 million views.

In addition, the video tweeted by the account, "@blacksfortrump5," is edited to appear as if Colbert and his audience are celebrating Trump's run for president, while, in the actual clip, Colbert was joking that Trump provided the late-night talk show's writers with so much material for their broadcasts.

"So Revealing!" Trump wrote in his caption on the retweet.

Colbert has been a frequent critic of the president. The late-night host responded shortly after midnight Tuesday morning, writing that "the original clips have always been online" and chastising Trump for tweeting about him on a "national day of mourning."

Trump attacked the late-night host last year after taking office, calling the CBS host a "no-talent guy" who says "filthy" things about his administration.

"[I]t only builds up my base. It only helps me, people like him. The guy was dying. By the way they were going to take him off television, then he started attacking me and he started doing better,” Trump said in an interview with Time magazine last year, adding: "There’s nothing funny about what he says. And what he says is filthy."

This article was updated at 9:55 a.m.