President Donald Trump reveals winners of his ‘Fake News’ awards

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump revealed the winners of his self-proclaimed “Fake News” awards on Wednesday night on Twitter.  The New York Times topped his list.

Fox News reported GOP.com, the website that listed the winners, said “studies have shown that over 90 percent of the media’s coverage of President Trump is negative.”

It also said 2017 was  “a year of unrelenting bias, unfair news coverage and even downright fake news.”

There were 11 “winners” of the awards.

  • The New York Times’ Paul Krugman claiming markets would ‘never’ recover from Trump presidency.
  • ABC News’ Brian Ross’ bungled report on former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
  • CNN report that the Trump campaign had early access to hacked documents from WikiLeaks.
  • TIME report that Trump removed a bust of Martin Luther King, Jr. from the Oval Office.
  • The Washington Post’s Dave Weigel tweeting that Trump’s December rally in Pensacola, Florida, wasn’t packed with supporters.
  • CNN’s video suggesting Trump overfed fish during visit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
  • CNN’s retracted report claiming Anthony Scaramucci-Russia ties.
  • Newsweek report that Polish First Lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda did not shake Trump’s hand.
  • CNN report that former FBI Director James Comey would dispute President Trump’s claim he was told he was not under investigation.
  • The New York Times report that the Trump administration had hidden a climate-change report.
  • In Trump’s words, “‘RUSSIA COLLUSION!’ Russian collusion is perhaps the greatest hoax perpetrated on the American people. THERE IS NO COLLUSION!”

People were having trouble calling up GOP.com on Wednesday night.

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