Trump accuses news media of 'fabricated lies' and 'made up' sources about Russia probe

Trump was back to tweeting less than 12 hours after returning from overseas trip

ByKatherine Faulders
May 28, 2017, 11:12 AM

— -- Less than 12 hours after returning home from his foreign trip, President Trump was back to tweeting Sunday morning with a renewed attack on the news media.

“It is my opinion that many of the leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media,” the president said in a series of tweets Sunday morning.

“Whenever you see the words ‘sources say’ in the fake news media, and they don’t mention names … it is very possible that those sources don’t exist but are made up by fake news writers. #FakeNews is the enemy.”

The president's renewed attack on the media comes amid reports that his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner talked with the Russian ambassador in December about establishing a back channel for communications about Syria and other policy matters.

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