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Donald Trump – Donald Trump wrongly says CNN cut off Bernie Sanders for calling network 'fake news'

The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Donald Trump wrongly says CNN cut off Bernie Sanders for calling network ‘fake news’

President Donald Trump has repeatedly labeled CNN as "fake news," but is it true that Sen. Bernie Sanders agrees with him? That was the message from Trump in an early-morning Twitter take. "While on FAKE NEWS @CNN, Bernie Sanders was cut off for using the term fake news to describe the network," Trump tweeted Feb. 12. "They said technical difficulties." See Figure 1 on PolitiFact.com Trump is referring to CNN’s Erin Burnett’s interview with Sanders, I-Vt., on Feb. 10, a few days before his tweet. Trump’s tweet, however, mischaracterized the reality of the Sanders-Burnett exchange. His tweet echoes …

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