President TrumpDonald TrumpOhio Republican who voted to impeach Trump says he won't seek reelection Youngkin breaks with Trump on whether Democrats will cheat in the Virginia governor's race Trump endorses challenger in Michigan AG race MORE mocked CNN on Twitter on Sunday, referring to the network as a "big ratings loser," amid the network's coverage of the Russia investigations.
"The Fake News of big ratings loser CNN," the president tweeted, along with another user's tweet showing a cartoon of Wolf Blitzer as an old man in 2038, with the caption "Update! We should see evidence of Russia-Trump collusion any day now."
The Fake News of big ratings loser CNN. https://t.co/rYsv90cnvs— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 18, 2018
The president tweeted earlier on Sunday that the "committee hearings, investigations and party hatred" are proof that Russians have created discord in the U.S.
If it was the GOAL of Russia to create discord, disruption and chaos within the U.S. then, with all of the Committee Hearings, Investigations and Party hatred, they have succeeded beyond their wildest dreams. They are laughing their asses off in Moscow. Get smart America!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 18, 2018
The president has frequently criticized CNN, along with other media outlets, for their coverage of his White House and of the federal and congressional probes into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia's election meddling.
Trump's tweets appear to reflect his frustration with the Russia probe, coming just days after 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 announced the indictments of 13 Russians accused of meddling in the 2016 election in an effort to aid Trump’s campaign.