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November 21, 2016

Media Comes A-Courtin' Trump to Discuss Access and Groundrules; Trump Blasts Them as Liars Who Should be "Ashamed"

Speaking truth to declining power.

President-elect Donald Trump exploded at media bigs in an off-the-record Trump Tower powow on Monday, sources told The Post.

"It was like a f—ing firing squad," said one source.

"Trump started with Jeff Zucker and said I hate your network, everyone at CNN is a liar and you should be ashamed….

"The meeting was a total disaster. The TV execs and anchors went in there thinking they would be discussing the access they would get to the Trump administration, but instead they got a Trump-style dressing down," the source added.

A second source confirmed the encounter.

"The meeting took place in a big board room and there were about 30 or 40 people, including the big news anchors from all the networks…," the source said.

"Trump kept saying, 'We're in a room of liars, the deceitful dishonest media who got it all wrong. He addressed everyone in the room calling the media dishonest, deceitful liars. He called out Jeff Zucker by name and said everyone at CNN was a liar, and CNN was network of liars....


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