At Press Event, Trump Calls CNN ‘Fake News;’ CNN Reporter Dubs It ‘Fake News Conference’

By Chris Ariens 

The Daily Mail’s David Martosko was one of two U.S. journalists called on at this morning’s bi-lateral news conference with Pres. Trump and Polish President Duda. Martosko later found himself defending being called on after criticism from CNN’s Jim Acosta.

Martosko got in two questions, one about North Korea and the other about “the whole wrestling video thing.

“CNN went after you and has threatened to expose the identity of a person they said was responsible for it. I’d like your thoughts on that,” said Martosko.

“I think what CNN did was unfortunate for them. As you know, they have some pretty serious problems. They have been fake news for a long time. They’ve been covering me in a very, very dishonest way,” Trump said, adding, “NBC is equally as bad despite the fact that I made them a fortune with The Apprentice.”

CNN’s Jim Acosta, who is also traveling with the president, took to twitter to question the questioner:

Even reminding his followers that Martosko was briefly considered for a job in the White House:

For his second U.S. media question, Trump called on NBC’s Hallie Jackson who asked about election meddling by Russia. Here’s the president’s response: