President TrumpDonald TrumpOvernight Defense & National Security — The Pentagon's deadly mistake Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by Climate Power — Interior returns BLM HQ to Washington France pulls ambassadors to US, Australia in protest of submarine deal MORE slammed CNN's Jake Tapper on Sunday, calling him a "flunky" following the cable news host's contentious interview with White House senior adviser Stephen Miller.
"Jake Tapper of Fake News CNN just got destroyed in his interview with Stephen Miller of the Trump Administration," Trump tweeted.
"Watch the hatred and unfairness of this CNN flunky!"
Jake Tapper of Fake News CNN just got destroyed in his interview with Stephen Miller of the Trump Administration. Watch the hatred and unfairness of this CNN flunky!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 7, 2018
Tapper cut off Miller after a heated interview on Sunday, saying he did not want to waste his viewers' time.
"I get it. There’s one viewer that you care about right now and you're being obsequious and you’re being a factotum in order to please him, OK,” Tapper said after sparring with the Trump aide.
“And I think I’ve wasted enough of my viewers’ time. Thank you, Stephen,” Tapper added before concluding the interview.
Miller had been defending the president and blasting the network's coverage of the White House.
“Not only do I think they help it, but I think in the toxic environment that you've created here and CNN and cable news, which is a real crisis of legitimacy for your network,” Miller said.
"Here’s the interview; judge for yourself:" Tapper tweeted.
Relations between the Trump administration and the network have been heated over the past year.
Trump famously dubbed the channel as "fake news" a year ago.
— This report was updated at 10:55 a.m.