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Trump postpones his fake "Fake News Awards"

08 January, 2018, 04:42 | Author: Kristen Ingram
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Trump tweeted last week that he would be "announcing THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR on Monday at 5:00 o'clock".

Trump upon his return from the presidential retreat of Camp David yesterday tweeted about the new date of the "one- of-its-kind" awards to various media houses.

"The interest in, and importance of, these awards is far greater than anyone could have anticipated!" "And beyond that, I think we'll have to see what happens", White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Wednesday.

"CNN "MISTAKENLY" reported that candidate Donald Trump and his son Donald J. Trump, Jr. had access to hacked documents from WikiLeaks, it wrote".

"I get it. There's one viewer that you care about right now and you're being obsequious and you're being a factotum in order to please him, OK", Tapper said on "State of the Union", appearing to reference the president.

Late Night hosts are already campaigning for the honor of being awarded what Stephen Colbert dubbed a "Fakie".

Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah bought a full-page ad in The New York Times, resembling the style of an Academy Awards "For Your Consideration" campaign. Maybe-maybe-there was a chance that we would, for at least a couple minutes, stop paying attention to Donald Trump.

Trump says he'll give out the awards on January 17, but the White House hasn't said much about them. This would be one of its kind media award by the USA president.

Trump has been at loggerheads with several USA mainstream media outlets, including the CNN, ABC News, The New York Times and the Washington Post among others.

Trump frequently rails on the media and accuses reporters and networks of being "fake news".

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