The link, which was broken for 90 minutes, listed 10 stories by news outlets. An 11th item was coverage of "RUSSIA COLLUSION!" that Trump called a "hoax." In a second Twitter post, Trump said there were also "many great reporters I respect."
Earlier on Wednesday, Republican U.S. Senator Jeff Flake castigated President Donald Trump for his attacks on the media, saying Trump had embraced the despotic language of former Soviet dictator Josef Stalin and inspired modern-day authoritarians. Flake, 55, an Arizona conservative who has frequently feuded with Trump, described himself in October as out of step with his party and said would not seek re-election. His term ends in January 2019.
- For Mike Pence, backing the occupation is a matter of faith
- The demise of the two-state solution deprives Netanyahu's Israel of its political Iron Dome
- A brief history of 'Lügenpresse,' the Nazi-era predecessor to Trump's 'fake news'
Trump has repeatedly chosen to make criticism of the news media a central focus of his public remarks since taking office in 2017.