Trump: ABC News reporter ‘should have been fired!’

Trump: ABC News reporter ‘should have been fired!’
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpBooker hits Biden's defense of remarks about segregationist senators: 'He's better than this' Booker hits Biden's defense of remarks about segregationist senators: 'He's better than this' Trump says Democrats are handing out subpoenas 'like they're cookies' MORE on Saturday took aim at a reporter who made a mistake in his reporting on the president over a month ago, sending a fresh tweet decrying the reporter’s ability to do his job.

“Brian Ross, the reporter who made a fraudulent live newscast about me that drove the Stock Market down 350 points (billions of dollars), was suspended for a month but is now back at ABC NEWS in a lower capacity. He is no longer allowed to report on Trump. Should have been fired!” Trump tweeted.

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ABC News at the beginning of December was forced to correct a report by Ross saying Trump had directed his former national security adviser Michael Flynn to make contact with Russian officials during the campaign. The corrected report said Trump issued the direction after he’d already been elected.

The report spread quickly before it was corrected, and stocks plunged shortly after it was aired.

Ross was suspended for four weeks without pay.

Trump referred to Ross as a "fraudster” at a rally last month and said the network should have fired him for the mistake. The mistake was one of several media errors Trump seized on at the time as evidence that the media is biased and “fake news.”

ABC News said it won't allow Ross to cover stories related to Trump following his reinstatement.