Trump Calls NYT Reporter ‘Dishonest’ For Not Recognizing His ‘Massive Crowd’

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September 24, 2015 1:25 p.m.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Thursday criticized a New York Times reporter for the way he quantified the audience a day earlier at a campaign stop in South Carolina.

Trump posted on Instagram that Times reporter Jonathan Martin was “dishonest” in his article quantifying the number of people who came to hear him speak.

In his article on Wednesday, Martin described Trump’s speech to small business leaders in South Carolina as having “about a third of the seats” vacant. (Above is an Associated Press photo from that event.)

But Martin noted in the same article that a speech that Trump gave later in the day at the University of South Carolina had a “far larger crowd.”

Here’s Trump’s post on Instagram:

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