By Tyler Durden
With only three days left until President Donald Trump unveils the winner of the “Fake News Awards”, the Wall Street Journal has apparently outmaneuvered the New York Times, the Washington Post and CNN for frontrunner status after reporting that Trump lawyer Michael Cohen paid off former porn star Stormy Daniels to stop her from publicly dishing about a sexual encounter she had with Trump back in 2006, when his wife Melania Trump was pregnant with their son, Barron.
Both Cohen and the White House communications department have vociferously denied the report. Additionally, the White House is also assailing the broadsheet – owned by Trump ally Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. – for allegedly misquoting the president in an interview it published Thursday that, like the porn star report, was overshadowed by the lingering fallout from “shithole-gate”.
Trump criticized the paper this morning in a series of tweets…
The Wall Street Journal stated falsely that I said to them “I have a good relationship with Kim Jong Un” (of N. Korea). Obviously I didn’t say that. I said “I’d have a good relationship with Kim Jong Un,” a big difference. Fortunately we now record conversations with reporters…
— Donald …read more