Trump Suggests Boycott Of AT&T To Force CNN To ‘Make Big Changes’

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: U.S. President Donald Trump talks to the media before he departs the White House on June 02, 2019 in Washington, DC. The president and First Lady Melania Trump will be guests of the Queen an... WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: U.S. President Donald Trump talks to the media before he departs the White House on June 02, 2019 in Washington, DC. The president and First Lady Melania Trump will be guests of the Queen and attend a ceremony in Portsmouth to mark 75 years since the D-Day landings. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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June 3, 2019 7:42 a.m.

Clearly rattled by CNN’s international prominence during his visit to the United Kingdom on Monday morning, President Trump suggested on Twitter that Americans boycott AT&T, CNN’s parent company, to force changes at the network.

“I believe if people stopped using or subscribing to @ATT, they would be forced to make big changes at @CNN,” he said. “When the world watches @CNN, it gets a false picture of USA. Sad!”

Trump’s CNN insults are nothing new, but the suggestion of a boycott of a parent company in order to influence the coverage of news outlet takes his incessant attacks on the media one step further.

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