Trump 'beats up' CNN in a wrestling match

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In a freakish rebuttal as part of his ongoing feud with CNN, President Donald Trump posted a video of him punching the logo of the news network on Twitter on Sunday.

Thomas Bossert spoke on ABC's "This Week" shortly after Trump posted the video to his 33 million personal Twitter followers, and hours after the president lambasted the media during an appearance in Washington meant to celebrate the upcoming Independence Day holiday.

"I think that no one would perceive that as a threat. And to be honest, I think that's why he was elected", Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert said.

"In response to Trump's tweet, CNN reposted Sanders" quote, writing, "@realDonaldTrump "The President in no way form or fashion has ever promoted or encouraged violence.

A tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump containing a video of him body-slamming a CNN avatar has been condemned as an "incitement to violence" by CNN contributor Ana Navarro and the network.

In a later statement, the news network said "clearly, Sarah Huckabee Sanders lied. Thank you Mr. President Trump we do not deserve you", added another. "He should start doing his", the statement continued.

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The President also said his use of Twitter was "MODERN DAY PRESIDENTIAL", not presidential, and introduced a new hashtag: #FraudNewsCNN. He said Trump's tweet was "beneath the office of the presidency".

Mike Flacy, contributing editor for Digital Trends, compared Donald Trump's social media activity to other achievements by Presidents in USA history.

'I'm President and they're not, ' Trump said during a Saturday night speech at the Kennedy Center meant to honor veterans.

"Following President Trump on Sunday sharing an edited video of him beating up "CNN", which originated on controversial Reddit forum "/r/The_Donald", the pro-Trump community has erupted in adulation, claiming they have influence over the president.

The GIF has received thousands of shares from Donald Trump's Facebook page, and over 100 thousand retweets on Twitter, so if he meant to grab attention, POTUS definitely did so successfully. Last week, it was forced to retract an article that linked Trump officials with a Russian investment fund.

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