Tue Oct 22, 2019 AT 5:21 PM EDT
President Donald Trump said Monday that he doesn’t want to have copies of The New York Times in the White House anymore and suggested he would terminate the subscription.
“We don’t even want it in the White House anymore,” Trump told Fox News’ Sean Hannity in an interview that aired Monday night. “We’re going to probably terminate that and The Washington Post.”
Trump also claimed that the Times apologized to its readers for its poor coverage of him, echoing his previous assertions about a letter the newspaper sent to its subscribers following the 2016 presidential election.
The Times has forcefully pushed back on Trump’s accusations as false. The Times’ publisher wrote in the letter to readers that news outlets underestimated Trump’s support among U.S. voters and described his victory as “unexpected.” The letter thanked subscribers and did not include an apology. Read Full Story