Trumps Considering Pulling Fake News Licence!!

President Donald Trump again denounced NBC News as “Fake News” comparing the news network to CNN. “With all of the Fake News coming out of NBC and the Networks, at what point is it appropriate to challenge their License?” he asked on Twitter. “Bad for country!”

Trump Threatens Withdrawal Of NBC Broadcast License After “Fake” Tenfold-Nuke Story


Update (12:30 pm ET): Even though Trump has a widely acknowledged habit of not following through with threats issued on twitter, at least one Democratic politician apparently felt compelled to chime in. Democratic Sen. Edward Markey is calling on FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to resist any attempt by President Trump or his administration to pull the licenses of NBC or any broadcaster over coverage.

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In his letter to Pai, he said the comment was “inappropriate.”

Duly noted, Ed.

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Update (10:10 am ET): Continuing the theme of attacking NBC for spreading “fake news” and hearsay, President Donald Trump in a tweet accused the network of making up yet another unflattering story about Trump and his relationships with his most senior advisers. He blasted NBC’s report as a work of “pure fiction” invented “to demean.”

And, ratcheting up his feud with the network, Trump questioned if it might be appropriate to revoke the network’s broadcasting license, adding that the network’s shoddy reporting is “bad for the country.”



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