Donald Trump has made one thing clear during his presidency: he's not a fan of CNN.
It's hard to pinpoint just when the President started loathing the cable news network, or as he calls it "FAKE NEWS/The CLINTON News Network/The Devil's Reporters" — but the New York Times may have found Trump's breaking point.
After the second presidential debate last October, the soon-to-be POTUS sent CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker a personal email calling him "the most disloyal person" and even vowing to "get even." Whoa!!!
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According to The Times, Trump "believed that he had gotten Zucker his job at CNN" and was therefore EXTRA butthurt over the network's increasingly aggressive coverage of him.
This is why Trump may have taken it as a betrayal when CNN panelists were especially tough on the then-nominee during the October debate, which came on the tails of that infamous "grab ‘em by the pussy" confessional tape.
After the second debate, which many reported Hillary Clinton had won, Zucker received an email from the Republican nominee through his campaign spokeswoman Hope Hicks.
And just as you'd expect, the email includes some alternative facts, extra parenthetics, and a vague threat telling the news head to watch his back, reading:
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