Fox News confirms shocking story on Trump's contempt for American troops -- after the president argued it was 'fake'
President Donald J. Trump salutes U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Michael L. Howard. (DoD Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. James K. McCann)

Fox News has joined the Associated Press and The Washington Post in confirming shocking details from the bombshell report in The Atlantic on President Donald Trump's contempt for American troops.

"The Atlantic Magazine is dying, like most magazines, so they make up a fake story in order to gain some relevance. Story already refuted, but this is what we are up against," Trump claimed, falsely stating the story had been refuted.

But now Fox News is confirming details in a thread posted on Trump's favorite social media platform: