President Donald Trump returned to a familiar cast of targets in a tweet Wednesday morning, musing about whether there was “collusion” among Facebook, television networks, and two of the country’s leading print newspapers.
“Facebook was always anti-Trump. The Networks were always anti-Trump hence, Fake News, @nytimes (apologized) & @wapo were anti-Trump. Collusion?” Trump tweeted.
Russian-purchased Facebook advertising, which Trump has dismissed as part of a larger “hoax,” has recently come under scrutiny in probes examining Russia’s role in election meddling.
Trump has also repeatedly accused TV networks, The New York Times, and The Washington Post of being biased in their coverage toward him, both during the 2016 campaign and throughout his presidency.
Trump, however, put a positive spin on his time in office so far in a follow-up tweet.
“But the people were Pro-Trump! Virtually no President has accomplished what we have accomplished in the first 9 months-and economy roaring,” Trump tweeted.