Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume pulled no punches on Thursday as he called out President Donald Trump’s latest Twitter tantrum as “ridiculous.”
Trump lashed out at The Wall Street Journal editorial board after it denounced his conduct at daily White House coronavirus task force briefings and urged him to quit appearing at them:
The Wall Street Journal always “forgets” to mention that the ratings for the White House Press Briefings are “through the roof” (Monday Night Football, Bachelor Finale, according to @nytimes) & is only way for me to escape the Fake News & get my views across. WSJ is Fake News!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 9, 2020
Hume, however, wasn’t having it.
“This is a ridiculous tweet,” he fired back on Twitter.
“He could get his views across without bragging, endlessly repeating himself, and getting into petty squabbles with the junior varsity players in the WH press corps,” Hume added. “And he could stop talking much sooner to give Pence, Fauci, Birx and Giroir more time.”
This is a ridiculous tweet. He could get his views across without bragging, endlessly repeating himself, and getting into petty squabbles with the junior varsity players in the WH press corps. And he could stop talking much sooner to give Pence, Fauci, Birx and Giroir more time. https://t.co/ui7sN3WgGx— Brit Hume (@brithume) April 9, 2020
Hume garnered headlines last month for failing to close tabs on his internet browser before sharing a screenshot on social media.
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