President Trump on Thursday blasted Lawrence O'Donnell and the media in general after the host of MSNBC was forced to withdraw an untested report he shared in his show this week that tied Trump's finances to Russia.
Calling the report "completely wrong," the president asked the media as a whole to apologize for "inaccurate reporting."
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"Totally incorrect, as is practically everything else he and most of r by LameStream Media, has been talking to me for years. ALL APOLOGISTS!", He continued.
Minutes later he added: reporting to Lawrence O'Donnell that he was forced to apologize by the NSC, NO DIFFERENT than the horrible, corrupt and deceptive fake news that I (and many millions of BIG supporters) had to put up with over the years. ! ”
The President's Tweets come after O & Donnel and MSNBC host Rachel Madd discussed and on Tuesday night how Trump was "able to get loans when no one else was going to lend him."
O & # 39; Then Donnel hinted that "there may be some information" that "adds understanding to that if it's true. "
" I emphasize "if it's true" because this is one source that told me Deutsche Bank has received tax returns … that one source close to Deutsche Bank told me that Donald Trump's loan papers there show that he has co-signers. This is how he managed to get these loans and that the co-signers are Russian oligarchs. "
Madd, startled, replied," What? Really? "
MSNBC LAWNER O & # 39; DONNELL APOLOGY FOR INCREDIBLE RUSSIA REPORT:" WE ARE NOT RESTORING HISTORY "
O & # 39; Donnell said & quot; That would explain Tn Vladimir Putin, if his information is accurate. "
On Wednesday morning, the White House blew up the report, and later in the day Trump's legal team wrote a letter to NBCU Universal demanding the withdrawal and apology for the" aforementioned false and defamatory "reports and threatening to take
one reason most Americans lose credibility with the media. Instead of applying ethics and standards to their reporting, journalists and the left have armed the media, using them to attack and harass people without ignoring the truth, "White House press center Stephanie Grisham told Fox News. [1
Later, O & # 39; Donnell started his show on Wednesday night, apologizing for releasing the unverified report after returning it earlier in the day and pointing it as "Error of judgment."
"Last night, during this show, I discussed information her which was not ready to report, "said O & # 39; Donnell.
"I did not go through the rigorous vetting process and standards here at MSNBC before repeating what I heard from my source," he continued. "If I went through this process, I would not be allowed to report it. I had to say it on the air or post it on Twitter. I was wrong to do it. "
Brian Field and Joseph Wolfson contributed to this report.