Donald Trump Repeats 'Presidential Harassment' Allegation Against Washington Post For Running Source-Based 'Fake News'
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Washington, July 21: United States President Donald Trump on Friday lashed out the Washington Post for running "Fake News" against him. In a series of tweets, Trump targeted the media house by accusing it of “Presidential Harassment”. In another tweet, the United States President rejected the claims made by the Washington Post in its story about his speech in North Carolina as fake news. Donald Trump Will Not Attend India's Republic Day 2019 Celebrations Due to 'Scheduling Constraints', Confirms White House.

He wrote, “The Washington Post Story, about my speech in North Carolina and tweet, with its phony sources who do not exist, is Fake News. The only thing people were talking about is the record-setting crowd and the tremendous enthusiasm, far greater than the Democrats. You’ll see in 2020!”

Donald Trump's Tweet:

Trump repeated his trademark election slogan of making America great again. The US President also hit out at four Congresswomen for criticising the Trump Administration. He wrote, “I don’t believe the four Congresswomen are capable of loving our Country. They should apologize to America (and Israel) for the horrible (hateful) things they have said. They are destroying the Democrat Party, but are weak and insecure people who can never destroy our great Nation!” Donald Trump's 73rd Birthday Celebrated in Telangana, Jangaon Farmer Worships 6-Foot Statue Of POTUS.

Donald Trump's Tweet:

According to the Washington Post’s article, Trump on Friday declared that no one should criticize the United States while he is president. Trump also praised his supporters who chanted at the rally in North Carolina, “Send her back!” ,a slogan directed at one of the lawmakers, ­Somali-born congresswoman Ilhan Omar.

Last week, The US House of Representatives has passed a bill to condemn US President Donald Trump for his "racist remarks" against four Democratic congresswomen - Omar,  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib.

It is not the first time that Trump used the Phrase “Presidential Harassment”.  On many occasions in the past, he used this phrase to hit out at his critics.

Here are some of his tweets in which Donald Trump used this phrase:

Trump in the past too has accused media houses of running propaganda to malign his image. There were many videos of him confronting journalists on alleged fake news which went viral on social media.