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Conservative outlet complains about lack of Trump shout-out at rally

A conservative cable news outlet on Friday called out President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden prepares to confront Putin Biden aims to bolster troubled Turkey ties in first Erdoğan meeting Senate investigation of insurrection falls short MORE for not mentioning it during a rally the previous night when he rattled off a list of media supporters.

One America News Network (OANN), an outlet that is vocal in its backing of Trump, panned the lack of reference in a video posted to Twitter.

“President Trump recently gave a speech, thanking his supporters in the media. Not a single mention of One America News -- one of his GREATEST supporters...@OANN calls bullshit...” OANN tweeted.

Trump was speaking at a rally in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Thursday night when he acknowledged a number of conservative media hosts, including several Fox News personalities, who have offered largely favorable coverage of the White House.

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OANN CEO Robert Herring explained in a tweet that employees at his outlet would have appreciated a shout-out from the president, compared to president acknowledging “established media elites.”

“Anyone who knows @OANN, knows we've reported REAL news since DAY ONE. Our young people work very hard to do that, so to be mentioned by the President means a lot more to them than to the established media elites,” he tweeted.

Trump has cited OANN in the past, mentioning one of its polls in a 2016 tweet showing him in a tight race with Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden prepares to confront Putin Ending the same-sex marriage wars Trump asks Biden to give Putin his 'warmest regards' MORE.