He criticized the media’s use of anonymous sources and publishing reports “without ever asking me.”
A Rocket has not been launched by North Korea in 9 months. Likewise, no Nuclear Tests. Japan is happy, all of Asia is happy. But the Fake News is saying, without ever asking me (always anonymous sources), that I am angry because it is not going fast enough. Wrong, very happy!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 23, 2018
The Washington Post published the initial report Sunday. Anonymous sources told The Post that the president gets daily updates but is frustrated by the lack of progress and the media coverage.
The Post’s John Hudson responded to the president’s tweet, saying the newspaper contacted the White House for comment “multiple times” before publishing.
Despite reports that North Korea is stalling on negotiations and has not begun breaking down nuclear testing sites, as promised, Mr. Trumpcontinues to tout successful negotiations and a good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
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