Trump lashes out at the media, Democrats in Labor Day tweets

President TrumpDonald TrumpSunday shows preview: House GOP removes Cheney from leadership position; CDC issues new guidance for fully vaccinated Americans Navajo Nation president on Arizona's new voting restrictions: An 'assault' on our rights The Memo: Lawmakers on edge after Greene's spat with Ocasio-Cortez MORE on Monday lashed out at the news media and the Democratic Party, two of his favorite targets, in a set of Labor Day morning tweets.


"The Amazon Washington Post did a story that I brought racist attacks against the 'Squad.' No, they brought racist attacks against our Nation," he tweeted.

"All I do is call them out for the horrible things they have said. The Democrats have become the Party of the Squad!" he added.

Trump seemed to be referring to an article published Sunday in The Washington Post that detailed the president's summer.

Among other incidents, the report covered Trump's attacks on Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezWarren calls for US to support ceasefire between Israel and Hamas The Memo: Lawmakers on edge after Greene's spat with Ocasio-Cortez Sanders: Netanyahu has cultivated 'racist nationalism' MORE (D-N.Y.), Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarDeleted video shows Greene taunting Ocasio-Cortez's office in 2019 Tensions mount among Democrats over US-Israel policy Project Veritas surveilled government officials to expose anti-Trump sentiments: report MORE (D-Minn.), Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibWhite House says safety of journalists is 'paramount' after Gaza building bombed Deleted video shows Greene taunting Ocasio-Cortez's office in 2019 Ocasio-Cortez hits Yang over scrapped Eid event: 'Utterly shameful' MORE (D-Mich.) and Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyDems offer bill to help single-parent families get expanded child tax credit Warren says she'll run for reelection to Senate Bush testifies before Congress about racist treatment Black birthing people face during childbirth, pregnancy MORE (D-Mass.), a group of lawmakers known as "the squad."

Trump said they should “go back” to the “places from which they came,” later accusing them of hating America.

All four lawmakers are minorities and U.S. citizens. Omar is the only one who was born in another country. 

The House voted to condemn the remarks as racist.

"Trump leveled racist attacks against four congresswomen of color dubbed 'the Squad,'" the Post's report reads.

Trump frequently targets both the Post and its owner, Amazon founder Jeff BezosJeffrey (Jeff) Preston BezosInfrastructure deal imperiled by differences on financing Philanthropists and billionaires must walk the talk on climate change Jeff Bezos roasted for buying yacht so big it comes with smaller support yacht MORE, claiming that the newspaper is a lobbying arm for the technology and retail giant.

The president continued his attacks on the media in two follow-up tweets.

"The LameStream Media has gone totally CRAZY! They write whatever they want, seldom have sources (even though they say they do), never do 'fact checking' anymore, and are only looking for the 'kill,'" he tweeted, without providing examples.

"They are now beyond Fake, they are Corrupt," he added. "The good news is that we are winning. Our real opponent is not the Democrats, or the dwindling number of Republicans that lost their way and got left behind, our primary opponent is the Fake News Media."