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 John TrumpSenators demand more details from Trump on intel watchdog firing Overnight Health Care: Trump steps up attack on WHO | Fauci says deaths could be lower than first projected | House panel warns federal stockpile of medical supplies depleted | Mnuchin, Schumer in talks over relief deal Trump says he'll look into small business loan program restricting casinos 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 ClintonThe two infectious diseases spreading across America Former Clinton staffers invited to celebrate Sanders dropping out: report Sanders exit leaves deep disappointment on left 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) MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout 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.