President Donald Trump took aim at NBC News in a tweet Tuesday that criticized it for “probably highly unethical conduct” and asked: “Look at their license?
Calling the network “NBC FAKE NEWS,” Trump said NBC is “worse than even CNN,” a favorite target of his anger with the media.
His tweet said:
“NBC FAKE NEWS, which is under intense scrutiny over their killing the Harvey Weinstein story, is now fumbling around making excuses for their probably highly unethical conduct. I have long criticized NBC and their journalistic standards-worse than even CNN. Look at their license?”
Trump did not elaborate on what he meant with his call for a “license” examinatinon. While TV stations are licensed in the U.S., network news organizations are not.
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