President Trump issued uncommon compliments to award-winning journalist Bob Woodward whereas slamming the “Face the Nation” and “Meet the Press” hosts on Sunday.
Woodward, an affiliate editor at The Washington Submit who famously helped break information in the course of the Watergate scandal, appeared on CBS Information’ “Face the Nation” alongside The New York Occasions’ chief White Home correspondent Peter Baker to debate Home Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into Trump.
The president applauded Woodward for his look on what he known as “Deface the Nation.”
“The CBS no title host(ess), and one other visitor, Peter Baker of The Failing New York Occasions, had been completely biased, boring and fallacious (as standard), however Woodward was cool, calm and attention-grabbing,” Trump tweeted. “Thanks Bob!”
Woodward instructed host Margaret Brennan that “the Democrats want to essentially watch out about how they let this play out,” later including: “Let’s hope it is not a bloody 2020.”
The president then took purpose at “Sleepy Eyes” Chuck Todd, who hosted Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., on NBC Information’ “Meet the Press.”
Johnson engaged Todd in a heated debate over impeachment efforts and intelligence group abuses. He stated former FBI Director James Comey and former CIA Director John Brennan corrupted the intelligence businesses they as soon as led, and that he did not “belief any of those guys within the Obama administration.”
SEN. RON JOHNSON: JAMES COMEY, JOHN BRENNAN HAVE CORRUPTED FBI AND CIA
Todd accused the senator of avoiding his query and ignoring the info, as a substitute opting to assault the media.
“Senator, I don’t know why you simply got here on right here to personally assault the press and keep away from answering questions on what’s occurred right here,” the host later stated.
Trump referred to as Todd’s responses “a complete meltdown.”
“Appears that a not very brilliant Chuck simply wasn’t getting the solutions he was on the lookout for in an effort to make me look as unhealthy as attainable,” Trump wrote. “I did NOTHING fallacious!”
Trump final 12 months questioned whether or not Woodward was a “Dem operative” and criticized his e book, “Concern: Trump within the White Home,” saying quotes within the tell-all had been “made-up frauds, a con on the general public.”
The president went on to tweet in regards to the unemployment fee on Sunday, which the White Home stated fell to a 50-year low this week.
“Is that an impeachable occasion on your President?” Trump requested.
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Fox Information’ Nick Givas contributed to this report.