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I might not be here 'if it wasn't for Twitter', says Donald Trump

Twitter allows me to bypass the "dishonest" press, said Donald Trump

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President Donald Trump is defending his frequent -- and often incendiary -- use of Twitter by saying that the social media platform lets him bypass the "dishonest" press. "Maybe I would not be here if it wasn't for Twitter," Trump said in an interview with Fox News. "I get such a fake and dishonest press," he said, singling out the CNN news channel and the three main US networks -- ABC, CBS and NBC. But Trump said he was "not including Fox because I think Fox has been fair to me." Much of the press "is not honest... I have close to 100 ...

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 18:47 IST