(Washington Examiner) Gérard Araud, the outgoing French ambassador to the United States, said he sympathizes with President Trump and how he handles the “anti-Trump” press.
“The press, to be frank, is so anti-Trump that I do understand that the natural reaction of Trump is to go over the head of the press,” Araud told the New York Times.
Trump, who Araud described as a “big mouth,” has long railed against the “fake news” media. Some of his favorite targets are the New York Times, CNN, and NBC, particularly over their coverage of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation and unflattering reports about him or his administration.
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