GOP Presidential Candidates Debate In Detroit

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President Donald Trump appeared to take a shot at all cable news networks, while specifically leaving Fox News out, on Monday, suggesting there be a contest for the “FAKE NEWS TROPHY” between the channels.

Trump, who over the weekend praised Fox News for being “more important” in the U.S. than CNN, continued his assault on the cable news giant by suggesting it should compete to determine which network has “the most dishonest, corrupt and/or distorted in its political coverage of your favorite President (me).”

Trump notably excluded Fox News from his proposed “fake news” contest. The president has faced growing criticism for seeming to show favoritism toward the more right-leaning network, especially considering only Fox News has been granted sit-down interviews with the president since May.

The president then took a shot at another one of his favorite media punching bags — “Morning Joe”:

He then shifted focus toward the GOP's tax reform plan, claiming the progression of the monumental bill is “coming along very well, great support,” while also noting that it needs “just a few changes.”

The president tweeted a considerable amount during his Thanksgiving break amid reports suggesting White House aides have given up trying to control his social media habit, a habit he's claimed was a significant factor in his 2016 victory.

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