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Stephen Colbert Fact-Checks Donald Trump Tweet Slamming Washington Post

Deadline logo Deadline 6/29/2017 Lisa de Moraes
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The day after Washington Post reported fake Time magazine covers featuring President Donald Trump were hanging in several of POTUS’s resorts worldwide, Trump blasted #AmazonWashingtonPost (Trump-speak for Washington Post owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos) in a tweet, for “not paying internet taxes (which they should)” – and ” is FAKE NEWS!”

Trump also tweet-tacked New York Times, claiming that newspaper does not fact check its reports on him and is “A Fake News Joke!”.

Hours after Trump’s latest Twitter tantrum, Late Show host Stephen Colbert fact-checked, and corrected, Trump’s WaPo tweet:


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