“He Fights” – President Trump Calls Out Fake News Reporting of Washington Post and Dave Weigel…

In an effort to ridicule President Trump, Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel tweeted a fake news picture from last night’s MAGA rally in Pensacola Florida; obviously attempting to frame a narrative that the rally was poorly attended.

Except the picture was entirely FAKE NEWS, and President Trump just called Dave Weigel out on Twitter:

…Along with actual pictures from the rally:


….Which forced WaPo reporter Dave Weigel to retract and apologize:


One of the many reasons people support President Trump is because “He Fights” back.



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234 Responses to “He Fights” – President Trump Calls Out Fake News Reporting of Washington Post and Dave Weigel…

  1. evets says:

    Dear Dave Weigel,
    We are the people, and we KNOW…

    Liked by 25 people

  2. Lburg says:

    Here’s an idea, Dave and other swamp scum ‘reporters’. How about you actually WATCH the event you’re supposedly commenting on prior to tweeting? OR, take a page out of PDJT’s playbook and tweet the truth….

    Either way you might be able to cut down on your meds and you’d sleep better.

    Liked by 19 people

    • suejeanne1 says:

      Does Mr. Weigel know that Pinocchio guy at the Washington Post? Mr. Weigel should talk to that Pinocchio guy, I think.

      Thank you for your apology, Mr. Weigel – as a voter and supporter for President Trump, I consider that an apology to me as well and all the rest of us.

      Here is a “what if” – “What if” Mr. Weigel would go on Morning Schmoe and talk about this mistake he made and acknowledge that there are apparently many, many people who love this President. Some of us were in that stadium in Pensacola – some of us were at home, watching that rally in Pensacola.

      Also – “what if” – the regular, nice old-school Democrats across the country would also tell the news media to can it – why not kick out the Clintons and all the Clintonphiles who have only done harm to the country and the Democratic Party.

      Let President Trump get things done, get that debt down, make things happen that help everyone. Not ALL Democrats love the Clintons and that crowd and certainly not ALL Republicans are fond of John McCain, the Bush Family, Mitch McConnell, Mitt Romney and so many others who are pulling their oars against Trump.

      Liked by 3 people

      • PreparedPatriot says:

        ‘“what if” – the regular, nice old-school Democrats across the country would also tell the news media to can it’

        Kind of hard for dead folks [h/t Zero] to tell anyone anything…the ‘nice’ (there were never any — they were Democrats, and the Democrat Party has NEVER stood for ‘nice’) old-school (gummint-run schools, by the way) Democrats are non-existent. 1) They would have banded together to do something about the outrageous commie takeover of their sugar-daddy party; 2) they would have all left the D’s by now if they were truly ‘nice’.

        Liked by 1 person

        • suejeanne1 says:

          well, I guess I AM thinking of Democrats from long ago (in my family) who voted Republican in 1980 for Reagan and never went back to the Democratic Party


          • sat0422 says:

            I guess this morning while reading these comments, I am finally convinced that social media, blogs, and twitter in particular are good for the soul of this country. Back when we only had the alphabet news in the morning and night, they pulled all sorts of stuff over on the American people. Today, even some news stories are driven by what has already been written on the internet. Open is the word of the day.

            Liked by 1 person

  3. Mark Wothe says:

    If it raises united concerns with and criticism from the Democrats, the media and the NeverTrumpers, I’M ALL FOR IT!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. kathyca says:

    I can’t help but wonder if Weigel’s tweet was 100% a stunt for traffic to sell his stupid book. If not, he’s trying to turn it into that, and it seems like he’s getting help from the likes of Stelter (ewwww)

    Liked by 3 people

  5. AM says:

    This blog is like checking in on a Trump Rally everyday! It’s so awesome. 🙂

    Liked by 14 people

  6. appadoo9 says:

    Some would say, why get upset?
    I think of it as training.
    The opposition will be relentless in it’s attack
    The defender from the attack first needs to recognize the threat, defeat it, and OverWhelme it with Counter Offense
    We ‘re getting good practice

    Liked by 3 people

  7. fleporeblog says:

    Folks what excites me the most is there was a point when we all lamented the communication of our President’s team. I can honestly say that they are a well oiled machine. We are absolutely on the attack and taking the fight to the Fake News. For everyday Americans that may not follow politics the way we do but follow this moron our our beloved President just saw another example of how our press is in a War with our President but more importantly our President is opening up a complete can of whip ass on them.

    The previous thread about the new division in the FBI gives me absolute goosebumps. To think these traitors in Congress maybe in the roundup is beyond any type of Christmas gift 🎁 one could give me. This is starting to get really fun. Our President and his communication team took a lot of fire 🔥 but the are dropping MOABs at record pace!

    Liked by 12 people

  8. RJ says:

    The guy is a lying sos.

    Liked by 2 people

  9. Right Mover says:

    They are all in sheer panic, and every new day brings new evidence of just how all-encompassing this mental disorder is with these dirtbags.

    Liked by 4 people

  10. kea25252014 says:

    Love it. I love that President DJT fights back!!!!! Unlike W bush….

    Liked by 4 people

  11. deplorabledaveinsocal says:

    Hey Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel, how does it feel to be Trump slapped? I can see it left a mark… Turn the other cheek so the lesson can be reinforced and the marks will balance out…

    Liked by 4 people

  12. patrickhenrycensored says:

    Media Rattled After Trump Calls Out Washington Post Reporter On Twitter

    Liked by 5 people

  13. Just Curious says:

    The Washington Post papers and all its employees are nothing more than a piece of trash.and every time I see them on my property, they will all end up in the garbage bin to be collected and disposed in a landfill on the next day. Just stay in Washington DC and please do not spread your garbage newspaper to contaminate the rest of our beautiful country.

    Liked by 4 people

  14. TreeClimber says:

    WaPo reporter: *pokes PDJT with stick*
    PDJT: *takes stick and whacks WaPo reporter with it*
    WaPo reporter: *whines a little*

    Liked by 8 people

  15. Nope2GOPe says:

    Boycott Amazon!

    Liked by 1 person

  16. getfitnow says:

    I’m grateful there are alternatives to MSM.

    FTA – … far too many national reporters are not only wet behind the ears, but they’ve reached what used to be the big leagues of journalism without proper seasoning in the minors. The scrubs are where you start out, writing the weather stories, covering the cop shop and local town meetings. then, if you’re any good and don’t screw up too often, you catch the eye of a top scout and graduate to Triple A ball, where you hope to catch the eye of your organization’s manager or GM and get your ticket to the Show.

    What you weren’t supposed to be was an already politicized partisan graduate of the Ivy League with a grudge against “injustice” and a sense of entitlement…

    Liked by 2 people

    • andyocoregon says:

      And that’s why I always say FoxNews may have some foibles, but Thank God for them.


      • sedge2z says:

        Have you watched the new channel OANN (One America News)?
        I think you will like it. I watch a few FOX shows, but my most trusted news source is right here in The Conservative Treehouse.


        • Donna in Oregon says:

          Watch them every day! Best news ever. I love factual news instead of opinion news. Even the commercials are American history. World-wide and National news without the leftist manipulation. Not stressful, just informative.

          Best decision (besides CTH) I’ve made since I ‘woke’ from the Uniparty nightmare.


  17. webgirlpdx says:

    Reading the grilling they’re taking on Twitter over on the Gateway Pundit…..confused because they thought he was entering on the bottom right hand corner of the picture.

    Sure…..the President of the United States always just randomly walks into a crowded arena, not surrounded by SS or anybody and walks directly through the crowd.

    They really are stupid. Truly stupid.

    Liked by 3 people

  18. Pam says:

    Liked by 2 people

  19. Donna in Oregon says:

    Notice how important it is for Globalists to feel popular……so high school.

    60+ million REAL votes to make him President….oh sugar, you get the drift.

    We, the people {formerly known as the Forgotten Men and Women} play to win now.

    That is all…..drop the mic…….leave the stage.

    Liked by 1 person

  20. OmegaManBlue says:

    I really doubt he was confused. Reporters hate Trump so much there is no low too low from them to go. No lie they wouldn’t tell to try and hurt him.

    Liked by 3 people

  21. Jaded ByPolitics says:

    Everyone needs to know who Weigel is to know that Trump is doing yeoman’s work taking him out on twitter. Weigel is one of the original JournOlisters, a group of 150+ leftwing media on a google group deciding how the narrative of the day was going to play out. They worked in 2008 to utterly destroy Sarah Palin and prop up Obama. They all are the enemy of the good that is America.


  22. bitterlyclinging says:

    Judge Jeanine , in her opening statement last night on the Obama FBI’s and DOJ’s malfeasances stated that nothing will change in those agencies until some folks are made examples of, and Judge Pirro listed a few who should be made examples of , James Comey, Peter Strzok, Andrew Weisman, Andrew McCabe etc.
    The same principal should be applied to the news media, otherwise, for guys like Dave Weigel it’s just a “So what! No big deal moment” and the very next instant an opportunity to do the same thing arrives, they’ll be all over it.
    Sometimes ISIS cutting the thieves hand off doersn’t appear so irrational

    Liked by 1 person

  23. nteagles says:

    I was there. When he started speaking I’d say it was about 75% full. By the end of his speech it was 90-95% full.


    • Guy-Blanc Déploré says:

      Thanks for the info.

      I’m going to take an uninformed guess that the floor seats added enough people that the bleachers couldn’t get past that 90-95% level before the venue hit maximum legal capacity.


  24. benzy says:

    I’m sorry folks, but I look at Weigel’s “apology” differently. I do NOT think it was an apology at all… he used it to attempt to call out President Trump. Read it again for yourselves. Yes, he used the word “apologize”, but it was tongue in cheek. He also once again in the “apology” claimed it wasn’t taken hours earlier, but that President Trump was actually entering the venue at the precise time the photo was taken… in other words, he called President Trump a liar. (without using the word “liar” in his tweet)

    Liked by 1 person

  25. Lino D'Ischia says:

    Was Weigel also confused by the fact that only one light was on in the whole building in the photo he used?

    This very same tactic was used on Inauguration Day–look at the photo supposedly showing very poor attendance, and you will see people looking in all kinds of directions–because POTUS was NOT there yet. Fake News!!!

    Liked by 1 person

  26. Blacksmith8 says:

    weasely weigel apologized. NO he didn’t. Funny how he knew the time on the photo BEFORE he posted. That’s called lying where I come from.
    I did it. He knew he was lying when he did it. He did it anyway. He thought it would fly.
    It sank.
    Your day is over weasel Back to your hole.

    Liked by 1 person

  27. Rosie says:

    Sure Dave. Except the guy walking in was wearing a black tie. President Trump was wearing a red tie.


  28. Blase Bauer says:

    Hey, at least he apologized, that’s better than most the douche bags


  29. B Woodward says:

    Obviously he is not a member of the the Society of Professional Journalists, which has a Code of Ethics– something he should practice. In fact, President Trump should make all of the White House press pool live by this standard or terminate their White House press passes.


    Here are some highlights:
    Members of the Society of Professional Journalists believe that public enlightenment is the forerunner of justice and the foundation of democracy. Ethical journalism strives to ensure the free exchange of information that is accurate, fair and thorough. An ethical journalist acts with integrity.
    Seek Truth and Report It
    Ethical journalism should be accurate and fair. Journalists should be honest and courageous in gathering, reporting and interpreting information.
    Journalists should:
    – Take responsibility for the accuracy of their work. Verify information before releasing it. Use original sources whenever possible.
    – Never deliberately distort facts or context, including visual information.
    – Avoid conflicts of interest, real or perceived. Disclose unavoidable conflicts.
    – Refuse gifts, favors, fees, free travel and special treatment, and avoid political and other outside activities that may compromise integrity or impartiality, or may damage credibility.
    – Be wary of sources offering information for favors or money; do not pay for access to news. Identify content provided by outside sources, whether paid or not.
    – Deny favored treatment to advertisers, donors or any other special interests, and resist internal and external pressure to influence coverage.
    – Expose unethical conduct in journalism, including within their organizations.
    – Abide by the same high standards they expect of others.


  30. I just love our President and the way he fights back. No more namby pamby RINOs who are afraid of offending the other side of the aisle. It brings me so much joy to be able to say Merry Christmas to people and to know that our President takes Christmas seriously.



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