Trump Calls "Fake News Media" a "Stain on America"

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"They are out of control - correct reporting means nothing to them," the president tweeted Sunday afternoon. "Major lies written, then forced to be withdrawn after they are exposed."

President Donald Trump is again railing against the news media, calling them a "stain on America."

In a tweet Sunday, Trump blasted the lack of attention over what he described as "false and defamatory stories" by the "Fake News Media."

"They are out of control - correct reporting means nothing to them. Major lies written, then forced to be withdrawn after they are exposed...a stain on America!" Trump wrote.

Over the past two weeks, ABC News and CNN have had to issue corrections and clarifications on stories that initially had been damaging to the president but didn't live up to scrutiny. And on Saturday, Trump demanded and received an apology from a Washington Post reporter over a photo of Trump's Florida rally on Friday that made it look sparsely attended.

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