President Donald Trump on Monday was apparently preoccupied with Fox News coverage of his administration.
Trump sent two tweets complaining about Fox News coverage that were sent more than 15 minutes apart.
Could somebody please explain to reporter Doug Mckelway of @FoxNews that the Border Wall has long been under constr… https://t.co/Gft0DKjCmB— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1592865303.0
It was odd for Trump to claim the battle had been won when he repeatedly promised voters that Mexico would pay for his wall, which did not happen. It was also false for him to say Democrats have given in.
As the Lincoln Project noted, Trump is bragging about 212 miles across a 1,954 mile border.
Rather hard to believe that @FoxNews didn’t know that the Border Wall is well under construction, fully financed, &… https://t.co/XwxWaecilf— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1592866228.0
Fox News anchor Bret Baier responded to Trump's criticism.
Thanks for watching, Mr President —we accurately report the building of the border wall & will cover you in AZ. Do… https://t.co/ZW4RTKFjGV— Bret Baier (@Bret Baier)1592866376.0
As CNN fact-checker Daniel Daniel pointed out on Sunday, only 3 miles of new barrier have been erected by Trump's administration.
Trump is scheduled to visit Arizona on Tuesday to commemorate the construction of 200 miles of border wall. Here’s… https://t.co/Di2p7XFMNC— Daniel Dale (@Daniel Dale)1592769298.0