The Huffington Post reports:
President Donald Trump early Saturday lashed out on Twitter at two reporters from The Washington Post who he said “shouldn’t even be allowed on the grounds of the White House.”
Trump called Philip Rucker and Ashley Parker “two nasty lightweight reporters” in response to their story published last weekend titled: “Trump’s lost summer: Aides claim victory, but others see incompetence and intolerance.”
White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham and deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley have also published an essay ― titled “The Washington Post’s Lost Summer” ― in which they accused the newspaper of ignoring many of the administration’s accomplishments.
The Washington Post’s @PhilipRucker (Mr. Off the Record) & @AshleyRParker, two nasty lightweight reporters, shouldn’t even be allowed on the grounds of the White House because their reporting is so DISGUSTING & FAKE. Also, add the appointment of MANY Federal Judges this Summer! https://t.co/7d33tzKxXq
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 7, 2019
The tweet below is a lie. https://t.co/v8EL6i4zeM
— Stephanie Ruhle (@SRuhle) September 6, 2019
White House Press Secretaries Publish Op-Ed Claiming Washington Post Didn’t Cover Stories The Paper Actually Did Cover https://t.co/zftaS0lTRa
— Mediaite (@Mediaite) September 6, 2019
I hope my friends @PhilipRucker and @AshleyRParker are polishing their well-deserved Pulitzer Prizes and having a great weekend, because they’re awesome people. But they’re probably working, because they’re pros and that’s just what they do.
— Kimberly Atkins (@KimberlyEAtkins) September 7, 2019