Trump To Meet With ‘Fake News’ Anchors

BREAKING: President Trump doesn’t much like the press.

“Look at the way I’ve been treated lately, especially by the media,” Trump said during a commencement address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., on Wednesday. “No politician in history — and I say this with great surety — has been treated worse or more unfairly.”

Well, probably not. The press has treated a lot of presidents pretty shabbily.

Still, Trump has gone after the media like no other president before him. He skipped debates on networks he found unsympathetic to his cause, berated the press often on the campaign trail, and has coined a new term for CNN: “Really fake news.”

So it may come as a surprise that the president will sit down for an off-the-record lunch with network anchors on Thursday, according to Politico.

The lunch is expected to cover Trump’s upcoming foreign trip. But with bombshell reports about the Trump White House dropping nearly every day this week, the lunch is sure to cover more ground.

The get-together is expected to be much smaller than past lunches with the media. Ahead of his address to the joint session of Congress in February, Trump met with some two dozen anchors from cable, broadcast, Hispanic and other networks.

At least one anchor, Scott Pelley, is moving the CBS evening news show from New York to Washington on Wednesday and Thursday partly as a result of the lunch.

TrumpTrainNews reports that MSNBC’s Morning Joe — hosted by Joe Scarborough and Mika Brerzisnki — “will also broadcast from Washington, DC as they announced on set today. These two anchors have a long history with Trump and were initially very complimentary of his bid for the White House.”

While the names of other anchors who will attend have not yet emerged, the lunch is sure to provide fodder for weeks, coming in the heels of the firing of FBI Director James Comey, news that Trump may have divulged classified information to the Russians during a White House meeting, and the appointment of a speical prosecutor to overse a probe into Russian “collusion.”


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  • shamu9

    I hope he told them WHERE They Stand, “In the Cosmic Scheme of Things”!

  • Richard

    I wouldn’t trust them as far as I could spit.

  • Cheh Low

    Trust me, the scumbag FAKE NEWS anchors will use this meeting to spin on President Trump again as always.


    Trump better ware his wading boots. Two bits says Trump has heard about more scams than those bozos can throw out. Anybody with Trumps wealth has had it all tried on him.

  • VirgoVince

    Have you EVER seen anyone else get so much mileage out of a few LIES from idiot fukturds, AS
    these ‘fake news’ punks that refuse to STOP BEATING A DEAD HORSE?? LIES, LIES, LIES!!
    SHUT DOWN ALL LYING news outlets til they GET RIGHT!!

  • will rodgers

    I hope he fries them all. He is already taking action against WP inside attack from business perwpective. He should do the same to Soros.

  • muymalo

    They aren’t bombshells. They are unfounded allegations that are unsourced and untrue. It is all part of a media-driven coup against the US.