President Trump has accused the New York Times of an "act of virtual betrayal" on a Russian story.
"Do you believe that the failed New York Times has just published an article claiming that the US is multiplying cyberattacks in Russia," Trump tweeted Saturday. "It's an act of virtual betrayal on the part of a big paper that was so desperately looking for a story, whatever it was, even if it was bad for our country."
"ALSO, NOT TRUE!" Trump continued. "It's all right with our Corrupt News media today. They will do or say whatever it takes, without even thinking of the consequences! These are really cowardly and without a doubt, THE ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE! "
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"The corrupt media are totally out of control – they have given up and do not even care anymore," said the president. declared in another tweet. "Mainstream Media has no credibility – losers in total!"
In the text that Trump was referring to, the Times wrote: "The United States is stepping up its digital incursions into the Russian power grid by warning President Vladimir Putin and demonstrating that the Trump administration is using the new authorities to deploy more effectively the cyber tools, current and former government officials said. "