Trump Booed At Davos After Criticizing Free Press As ‘Fake News’

The booing followed Trumps comment that the press is "nasty", "mean", and "fake".

President Donald Trump is not shy about his feelings toward the press, often generating cheers at rallies when he decries the 'fake news' media. But at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, such remarks did not bring cheers.

Comparing press he received as a businessman to the way he is covered as president, Trump said called the the media "nasty", "mean", and "fake".

Some in the audience actually booed him.

“It wasn’t until I became a politician, that I realized how nasty, how mean, how vicious and how fake the press can be,” Trump said.
The comment elicited a mixture of boos and laughter from the audience.

Asked about the recent New York Times report that he had looked into firing special counsel Robert Mueller last year, Trump denied the claim:

“Fake news, folks. Fake news. Typical New York Times fake stories,” he said as he walked into the auditorium.