Trump slams media as “crooked as hell’ in the midst of the Ukraine-phone-call controversy

nearvideo President Trump weighs in the Ukraine controversy, says what Joe and Hunter Biden did was a disgrace

Trump addresses reporters as he arrives at the United Nations, says: “what did Biden was wrong.’

President Trump did not mince words on Monday when voicing examine his feelings towards the media in the reporting of reports to help the President under pressure-Ukraine-leader, the political rivals Joe Biden.

Call the White House press corps “crooked as hell,” a riled up Trump slammed the media for “double standards” about what he claimed was the failure of the press to report on allegations unfounded misconduct on the part of Biden and his son Hunter, in dealing with Kiev.

“Joe Biden does not want to report and his son are corrupt, but the fake news, because they make Democrats,” Trump said in New York in the framework of the United Nations. “If a Republican ever did, what has Joe Biden, if a Republican has ever said what Biden said, Joe, you would always chair the electric.”


Trump added: Look at the double standards, you people should be ashamed of yourselves…You have a lot of wrong journalists, they are crooked as hell.”


The President’s heated comments came as Democrats in Congress are pushing for a full disclosure of a whistleblower complaint about Trump and the phone call with the newly elected Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky.

Trump confirmed on Monday that he did not have enough money in Ukraine, if there are questions of corruption. His comments, questions, whether he abused his office to pressure the country in the investigation of the former Vice-President and his family.

“It is very important to talk about corruption,” Trump told reporters, as he opened the meetings at the United Nations. “If you don’t talk about corruption, why should you give money to a country that they think is corrupt?”



Trump has you trying to imply Biden and his son Hunter, in the way of corruption, has long been the Ukraine plagued. Hunter Biden works for a Ukrainian gas company, which was at the same time his father, leads the Obama administration’s diplomatic relations with Kiev. Although the timing concerns of anti-corruption advocates, there is no evidence of misconduct by the former Vice-President or his son.

The matter is now under a new inspection in accordance with the whistleblower in mid-August is the complaint that followed, the trump is a July 25 call with Ukraine President Vladimir Zelenskiy. The person who filed the complaint no first-Hand knowledge of the call, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Lawmakers demanding details of the complaint, but the Deputy Director of national intelligence, refused to share that information, citing presidential privilege. Trump suggested on Monday that he may leave the details of the conversation, but said its content mainly from the congratulations, the new Ukrainian leader.

Fox News’ John Roberts and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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