Trump: New York Times 'is still lost'

Trump: New York Times 'is still lost'
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew EPA rule would expand Trump officials' powers to reject FOIA requests Democratic senator introduces bill to ban gun silencers Democrats: Ex-Commerce aide said Ross asked him to examine adding census citizenship question MORE blasted The New York Times on Saturday, accusing the newspaper of "inaccurate coverage" the day its print edition ran a story about his distance — or lack thereof — from his business empire as president.

The president’s comments come a day after The Times' website published a story alleging that the real estate mogul has not effectively separated himself from his business empire, a move that some ethics experts and lawyers say is rife with conflict of interest concerns.

It was not clear what apology Trump was referring to in his tweet. The Times has not publicly apologized for its coverage of Trump’s campaign or his presidency.


The paper has become a favorite target of sorts for Trump. He has often referred to the Times as “failing,” and has repeatedly suggested that it is rapidly losing subscribers — in part because of its critical coverage of him.

But The Times reported on Thursday that it had doubled its number of digital subscriptions in 2016, and reported better-than-expected revenue. The spike in subscriptions came in a year marked by the often-chaotic presidential campaign and Trump’s unexpected election in November.