Donald Trump threw Fox News under the bus by claiming that it was Fox’s fault that his press secretary reported the claim that the UK helped Obama spy on him during a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Trump was asked about the claim that the British government helped Obama wiretap him, and the President answered, “As far as wiretapping I guess by this past administration, at least we have something in common perhaps. And just to finish your question, we said nothing. All we did was quote a certain very talented legal mind who was the one responsible for saying that on television. I didn’t make an opinion on it. That was a statement made by a very talented lawyer on Fox, and so you shouldn’t be talking to me. You should be talking to Fox.”
When Trump said that his administration said nothing, he was lying.
His administration did say something. It is on tape, but when Trump got busted on it, his first instinct was to blame Fox News.
It’s revealing that Trump believes that nothing official is said by his administration unless it comes out of his mouth. Trump thinks that he is a one-man band running the United States.
America’s conspiracy theory president is making enemies of out of allies and trashing the cable news network that supports him.
Oh, and he also still believes that Obama wiretapped him.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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