Trump blasts media after CNN retraction: ‘They are all Fake News!’

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President Trump on Tuesday blasted several publications after CNN retracted a story published last week tying a top Trump ally to a Russian investment bank. 

“So they caught Fake News CNN cold, but what about NBC, CBS & ABC?” Trump tweeted.

“What about the failing @nytimes & @washingtonpost? They are all Fake News!”

{mosads}Trump’s comments come after CNN last week retracted a story connecting Anthony Scaramucci, a top proponent of Trump, to a Russian investment fund run by a bank controlled by the Kremlin. 

Three CNN staffers resigned following the network’s retraction.

Thomas Frank, the author of the story, Eric Lichtblau, an editor in the CNN investigative unit that ran the story, and Lex Haris, who oversaw the unit, have all left CNN, the network reported Monday.

An internal CNN investigation reportedly found normal editing processes weren’t followed in the story’s editing and publication.

Trump often rails on the media, blasting certain networks and stories as “fake news.” 

In earlier tweets Tuesday, the president also chided CNN, questioning what other “phony stories” the network puts out.

“Fake News CNN is looking at big management changes now that they got caught falsely pushing their phony Russian stories,” Trump said in a tweet earlier Tuesday. “Ratings way down.”

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