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Trump launches fresh attack on media, says 'enemy of people' consists of many 'crazed lunatics'

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

US on Monday launched a fresh attack on media, saying it consists of many "crazed lunatics" and "is truly the enemy of the people".

Alleging that has published an "inaccurate story" on withdrawal of US troops from Syria, Trump said the is not giving adequate coverage to the achievements of his administration.

"The Media in our Country is the real It is truly the Enemy of the People! We must bring honesty back to journalism and reporting!" he tweeted.

Trump often describes major American outlets like The New York Times, and as part of the media.

"The will knowingly lie and demean in order make the tremendous success of the Trump Administration, and me, look as bad as possible. They use non-existent sources & write stories that are total fiction. Our Country is doing so well, yet this is a sad day in America!" he said.

"With all of the success that our Country is having, including the just released jobs numbers which are off the charts, & totally dishonest Media concerning me and my presidency has never been worse. Many have become crazed lunatics who have given up on the TRUTH!" the tweeted.

Slamming for its alleged inaccurate story on Syria, Trump said "the failing" news outlet has intentionally published an inaccurate story on his intentions on

"We will be leaving (Syria) at a proper pace while at the same time continuing to fight and doing all else that is prudent and necessary!" he tweeted.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, January 07 2019. 22:35 IST