President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that the Senate Intelligence Committee investigate media companies that he believes are reporting information that is "just made up".
In a heated address, the president claimed that the intel panel has to probe U.S. media to understand "why so much of our news is just made up-FAKE!"
The president's tweets come one day after chairman of the committee Sen.
Senators investigating Russian meddling in last year's election said Wednesday they have not yet reached a conclusion on whether anyone in US President Donald Trump's campaign had colluded with the Russians. Burr says the committee has interviewed more than 100 witnesses as part of its investigation and that more work still needs to be done. The chairman acknowledged the committee is still probing possible collusion between Trump associates and the Russians. There are still some individuals who might have participated in that meeting that we have yet to get in.
Beyond NBC's report that Tillerson had threatened to quit, the network also claimed he had called Trump "a f*****g moron". This is Fake News put out by @NBCNews.
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The officials spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk about the incident publicly. According to some news reports, the joint patrol was probably attacked by al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.
The president often rails on the media, going after reporting and pointing to certain networks or articles as "fake news". 5 takeaways from Senate Russian meddling presser Trump: "America is truly a nation in mourning" MORE (D-Va.) said had expanded beyond its initial scope.
The president has previously slammed Facebook and "fake news" on Twitter, accusing media outlets and the social media network of "collusion".
"The Russia hoax continues, now it's ads on Facebook".
Brooke Singman is a Politics Reporter for Fox News.
Meanwhile Thursday morning, the president pivoted his focus to jobs and the economy, tweeting moments later: "Stock Market hits an ALL-TIME high!"