Trump slams media: 'Often times those sources are made up and do not exist'

Trump slams media: 'Often times those sources are made up and do not exist'
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President TrumpDonald TrumpMcCarthy says he told Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene he disagreed with her impeachment articles against Biden Biden, Trudeau agree to meet next month Trump planned to oust acting AG to overturn Georgia election results: report MORE on Wednesday blasted the news media for its use of anonymous sources.

"Remember, when you hear the words 'sources say' from the Fake Media, often times those sources are made up and do not exist," Trump tweeted.

His tweet come as his son, Donald Trump Jr., faces scrutiny for a meeting he had last year during the presidential campaign with a Russian lawyer.


On Tuesday, Trump Jr. released a chain of emails detailing his conversations about setting up a meeting with a Russian lawyer who had offered compromising information on Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTexas Supreme Court rejects Alex Jones request to toss lawsuits from Sandy Hook parents Paris Agreement: Biden's chance to restore international standing Samantha Power's Herculean task: Turning a screw with a rubber screwdriver MORE.

His release of the emails came after a report in The New York Times that said Trump Jr. was told before the meeting with the Russian lawyer that the damaging information on Clinton was part of a Russian government effort to help his father's presidential campaign.

Trump Jr. said late Tuesday that he would be willing to testify under oath about his election-year meeting with the Russian lawyer.

He also said during a Tuesday interview on Fox News he likely would have "done things a little differently" in retrospect, with regards to the meeting.

The president often rails on the media and its use of anonymous sources. He also accuses various networks and articles as being "fake news" and has decried the Russia probe several times in the past as a "witch hunt."