‘Fake news’ is the new buzzword and there is plenty of that going around, but it’s not coming from the source being accused of it, conservatives and the right.
President-Elect Donald Trump had his first press conference since the election, and he made it perfectly clear how he felt about CNN and their fake news.
Let’s recap what transpired over the past 24 hours. Buzzfeed runs an unverifiable so called intelligence briefing featuring allegations that the Kremlin has been “cultivating, supporting and assisting” President-elect Donald Trump for at least five years by Vladmir Putin and Russia to become president.
President-elect Donald Trump was not told about unverified reports that Russia has compromising information on him during last week’s intelligence briefing, according to a senior intelligence official with knowledge of preparations for the briefing, NBC reports.
— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) January 11, 2017
A summary of the unverified reports was prepared as background material for the briefing, but not discussed during the meeting, the official said.
Two U.S. officials told NBC News that materials prepared for Trump during last week’s intelligence briefing included damaging allegations — unverified by American intelligence agencies — about his dealings with the Russians.
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