President Trump triggered the liberal media with his tweet teasing the May jobs report which was released Friday.
Ahead of the expected report release, the president said he was “looking forward” to seeing the numbers Friday morning, a move that sent the media into hysteria over what they claimed was unprecedented presidential behavior.
Looking forward to seeing the employment numbers at 8:30 this morning.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 1, 2018
An MSNBC panel blasted Trump for his “deeply suspect” and “unprecedented” tweet while CNN’s John King joined the media circus trying to negatively spin the report which showed low unemployment and better-than-expected job growth.
Trump breaks protocol, sends markets a clear signal on jobs report before numbers are released https://t.co/nMM8xhxGEf
— Robert Costa (@costareports) June 1, 2018
Trump’s jobs-report tweet broke a protocol designed to prevent giving early hints to investors https://t.co/vLR7LELRXl
— Jim Puzzanghera (@JimPuzzanghera) June 1, 2018
If the president just tipped that the numbers are good, he broke the law https://t.co/8MDJZAS22j
— Austan Goolsbee (@Austan_Goolsbee) June 1, 2018
In fact, King issued a challenge after declaring “there is no excuse for what the president did today.”
“I dare you, go back and look, ” King said speaking to a CNN panel gathered Friday to discuss Trump’s tweet. “Find a president of the United States talking about, tweeting about, communicating about the unemployment report before it came out.”
Though none of King’s liberal panelists offered any journalistic skills in response, his wish was soon granted via the Republican National Committee which posted multiple examples of a president touting the monthly Jobs report.
Wonder where King and the rest of the media were during the eight years former President Obama was in office.
GOP out with response to @JohnKingCNN‘s dare that no one could find any president commenting on jobs numbers ahead of release. President Obama, who usually had weak numbers, sometimes warned about them a day ahead, for example: https://t.co/lpJbMiCopZ
— Mollie (@MZHemingway) June 1, 2018
Instead, the CNN panel spent the rest of the segment blasting the president and asking if he “called any of his rich friends” to tip them off about the report numbers.
The glaring media bias could not be more obvious and social media users were happy to point out the brutal truth to CNN and others in the mainstream media.
This is an example of the proper way to use social media to fight poor journalism and false claims. @JohnKingCNN at #CNN needs to go on the air and let people know that he made a mistake. I think if journalists would admit errors they could regain some credibility. https://t.co/G98q9mf0tq
— R. Opinion (@ROpinion) June 2, 2018
Well what do you know. After the Leftist media spent all day saying no President had ever done such a thing! Their beloved Barack Hussein Obama……… https://t.co/dsVuSyQHPm
— Freedom’s Lighthouse (@FreedomsLH) June 2, 2018
Maybe its a YUGE conspiracy.. Maybe CNN secretly wants President Trump to be re-elected in a landslide.. Why else would they post such nonsense, day after day after day??
— Johnnie zerangue (@JohnnieZerangue) June 2, 2018
Well, yeah, a *serious* journalist would…
— Guitarish (@DavidInFlalala) June 2, 2018
John King’s dare lasted, what, less than seven seconds?
— Daniel Whelan (@dannybhoyo13) June 2, 2018
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