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President Trump on Tuesday struck down a Washington Post report that said he came close to “withdraw” the nomination for the Supreme Court pick Neil from gorsuch before his hearing.

“A story in the @washingtonpost, I was close to ‘repeal’ the nomination of justice from gorsuch before the confirmation is a FAKE NEWS. I have not swayed once, and I’m very proud of him and the work he makes, as the justice of the US Supreme Court. The unnamed sources don’t exist!” Trump tweeted.

A story in the @washingtonpost, I is in the vicinity of the “withdraw” the nomination of justice from gorsuch prior to the confirmation of the FAKE NEWS. I have not swayed once, and I’m very proud of him and the work he does, while a judge of the Supreme court of the United States. The unnamed sources don’t exist!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 19, 2017

The report was published in the Washington Post on Monday night, and said Trump discussed withdrawal from gorsuch’s nomination, after he was critical of Trump and his verbal attacks on the Federal judiciary.

The Post report focuses on Trump’s response to the comments from gorsuch Democratic Sen., Richard Blumenthal, made in February, when he called Trump’s criticism of the judges “discouraging” and “demoralizing.”

The report was attributed to “several people with knowledge of the talks.”

The Post stood by its reporting, updating the story Tuesday to discuss tomorrow with the President’s tweet, and write that “this account is based on interviews with 11 people familiar with the episode, some of whom spoke on condition of anonymity, private consultations.”

The President has struck again “Fake News” and the journalistic practice of using anonymous sources, which indicates often to the fact that they exist.

Brooke Singman is a political Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter at @Brooke FoxNews.

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