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White House swipes at Washington Post in official video celebrating Trump's 'winning'

White House swipes at Washington Post in official video celebrating Trump's 'winning'
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The White House on Tuesday posted a video to its official Twitter account taking a shot at The Washington Post for a story detailing what it called President TrumpDonald TrumpWarren says Republican party 'eating itself and it is discovering that the meal is poisonous' More than 75 Asian, LGBTQ groups oppose anti-Asian crime bill McConnell says he's 'great admirer' of Liz Cheney but mum on her removal MORE’s “lost summer.”

The tweet directly swiped at the Post, tagging the news outlet and including the caption, “is this what you call a 'lost summer?'”

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The video features nearly two minutes of footage of Trump attending various events along with news clips praising the president for various accomplishments and executive orders he signed. It starts by asking, “Did the Amazon Washington Post take the summer off?” 

White House Press Secretary Stephanie GrishamStephanie GrishamKayleigh McEnany joins Fox News as co-host of 'Outnumbered' Melania Trump says she was 'disappointed and disheartened' watching Capitol riots Trump resignations gaining steam MORE also tweeted the video, writing, “The WH provided @washingtonpost more than TWO DOZEN examples of all @realDonaldTrump has done over the summer, but they chose to put out a hit piece full of opinion rather than fact.”

The video, titled "Summer of Winning," ends with the official White House logo.

The Post’s lengthy story notes Trump’s response to the spate of mass shootings and several controversies he stirred up, including his attacks against four congresswomen of color known as “the Squad” and his tweets lashing out at Rep. Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsOvernight Health Care: AstraZeneca may have included outdated data on vaccine trial, officials say | Pelosi says drug pricing measure under discussion for infrastructure package | Biden administration extends special ObamaCare enrollment until August Pelosi: Drug pricing measure under discussion for infrastructure package Bottom line MORE (D-Md.) and his district that includes parts of Baltimore.

The story also points out that the White House gave the news outlet a list of accomplishments Trump achieved over the summer, as Grisham notes in her tweet.

The video follows a tweet from Trump on Monday in which he knocks the Post over the story. 

Trump often slams news coverage that he considers unfriendly as "fake news." He frequently targets both the Post and its owner, Amazon founder Jeff BezosJeffrey (Jeff) Preston BezosPhilanthropists and billionaires must walk the talk on climate change Jeff Bezos roasted for buying yacht so big it comes with smaller support yacht The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Cheney poised to be ousted; Biden to host big meeting MORE, claiming that the newspaper is a lobbying arm for the technology and e-commerce giant.