Trump calls media 'hypocrites' for saying he was too nice to Putin

Updated:2 months, 4 weeks ago IST

New Delhi, Jul 21 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump lashed out at mainstream news media on Friday over the coverage of his bilateral summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, calling reporters as hypocrites for questioning his treatment to Putin.In a tweet, Trump said that he was "severely criticised for being too nice to Putin" before he termed the "fake news media" as "hypocrites." The US President wrote on the micro-blogging site, "I got severely criticized by the Fake News Media for being too nice to President Putin. In the Old Days they would call it Diplomacy. If I was loud and vicious, I would have been criticized for being too tough. Remember when they said I was too tough with Chairman Kim? Hypocrites!" The two leaders held two hours of closed-door summit in July in Helsinki.

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