President Donald Trump welcomed the media back from the Thanksgiving holiday weekend with a contestcall for the network with the most dishonest, corrupt and/or distorted political news coverage.
Blitzer said that despite Trump's criticism, CNN is unwavering in its mission and independence. Trump did not specify how the contest would be carried out or who or what would determine the victor of the trophy.
US President Donald Trump has once again expressed his dissatisfaction with CNN, comparing it unfavorably to Fox News. "They are all bad".
Trump has repeatedly castigated CNN, claiming they are "fake news".
On Monday, the president did not have his day by day knowledge preparation on his morning plan, which may have given him time for morning show seeing, inciting his tweet.
CNN responded in a Twitter post that it is "not CNN's job to represent the U.S.to the world".
This afternoon, CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin brought on two veteran war correspondents who work for CNN overseas to discuss the president's remarks and what it could mean for them.
"The outside world does not see the truth from them!" he added. Since the tape's publication, Trump has been accused of sexual assault by several women, NY magazine reports.
CNBC reporter Christina Wilkie pointed out Monday, "The president did not have a daily intelligence briefing on his schedule this morning, leaving him with plenty of time to watch TV".
Trump last appeared on another major network in May, when he was interviewed by NBC's Lester Holt after firing then-FBI Director James Comey.
The swipe at CNN International came as Putin signed the bill widely interpreted as retaliation for the United States calling for Russia Today to register with the Justice Department as a foreign agent.