President Trump on Wednesday cheered a student from Covington Catholic High School who is suing the Washington Post for $250 million over its reporting on his interaction with a Native American man on the National Mall earlier this year.
The president tweeted a portion Nick Sandmann’s lawsuit in which he alleges the news outlet “ignored basic journalistic standards because it wanted to advance its well-known and easily documented biased agenda against President Donald J. Trump.”
Sandmann, who was wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat, could be seen on video standing close to Phillips and smiling. The Post and other news outlets reported on the video before additional footage of the interaction emerged.
“Go get them Nick!” Trump tweeted. “Fake News!”
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