Trump Defends Tweeting: ‘I Get Such Phony News; Everything Is a Fake’

‘I really believe if I didn’t do that, Stuart, number one I probably wouldn’t even be here talking to you’

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VARNEY: "Has anybody ever said to you, Mr. President, let me have your phone, I want to take your phone away from you, for just a brief shining moment, we don’t want anymore of these tweets, has anyone ever tried that."
TRUMP: "No, and I don’t think I'd be talking to you if I did that. That's the way of getting out the message. Look, we have fake news. Everyone's a fake. You look at what's -- and I’m not saying you, some of the people on Fox, not all of them but some of them, but there is so much misinformation being put out. That's my only form of communicating really, other than having a press conference every hour. If I do a press conference every hour, now we’re communicating very well. The polls are going through the roof. I think the Republicans are going to do well in the midterms. And I’m doing a lot of work on this. But to be honest with you I get such phony news. Everything is a fake.”

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