Trump blasts 'Fake News Media' as book about White House is released

Trump blasts 'Fake News Media' as book about White House is released
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President TrumpDonald TrumpCheney says a lot of GOP lawmakers have privately encouraged her fight against Trump Republicans criticizing Afghan refugees face risks DeVos says 'principles have been overtaken by personalities' in GOP MORE accused the news media on Friday of unfair treatment, linking it to a new tell-all book with damaging allegations against his administration.

It a tweet, Trump said since the investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and Russia "proved to be a total hoax," his enemies in the media turned to a book by Michael Wolff to stir things up.

"Well, now that collusion with Russia is proving to be a total hoax and the only collusion is with Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocrats worry negative images are defining White House Heller won't say if Biden won election Whitmer trailing GOP challenger by 6 points in Michigan governor race: poll MORE and the FBI/Russia, the Fake News Media (Mainstream) and this phony new book are hitting out at every new front imaginable," he tweeted. "They should try winning an election. Sad!"


Wolff's new book, "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House," was officially released Friday. The book chronicles the president's first year in office and paints a portrait of a White House in chaos.

Special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerSenate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel MORE is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as well as possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow.

News reports have indicated that that probe is expected to continue well into 2018, despite past assertions by Trump's lawyers that it would conclude swiftly.