On Monday, three distinguished journalists at CNN resigned after their story, linking Trump associate Anthony Scaramucci to a shady "Russian investment fund," was retracted from the news network's website, according to The New York Times.
If you thought this would give birth to a series of embellished tweets from Donald Trump about "fake news," you have a good instinct for the obvious.
On Tuesday morning, Trump was scathing.
(Trump retweeted the above.)
The president also used retweets to divert attention from the investigation into his own alleged collusion towards his political opponents:
CNN also noted that "the retraction did not mean the facts of the story were necessarily wrong. Rather, it meant that 'the story wasn't solid enough to publish as-is."
The "facts of the story," which may or may not be true, are that the Russian investment fund, which might be undergoing an investigation by the Senate, might have ties to people in Trump's network of confidants. The story cites "a single anonymous source."
Scaramucci, the subject of the retracted CNN article, actually accepted the network's apology and asked everyone to "move on."
We'll know if Trump got that message after three more weeks of tweets on the topic.