Trump Attacks ‘Hateful’ Media As More Package Bombs Are Discovered

For a few brief moments Wednesday afternoon at the White House, President Donald Trump sounded a conciliatory, measured tone, saying that bombs mailed to Democratic political figures were “despicable,” and urging the nation to come together:

“In these times we have to unify, we have to come together.”

But just hours later, at a political rally in Wisconsin, the president seemed to blame the media for the bomb scare, declaring that the national news media:

“Has a responsibly to set a civil tone and to stop the endless hostility and constant negative and oftentimes false attacks and stories.”

Thursday morning on Twitter, Trump doubled down on that message, posting this:

Trump has yet to address the fact that one of the pipe bombs discovered Wednesday was sent to CNN world headquarters in New York City, forcing the evacuation of the entire Time-Warner building. And Trump has repeatedly attacked the press ever since he first declared his candidacy.

The president was reminded how dangerous his heated rhetoric is, especially as a serial bomber remains on the loose:

Instead of unity, this president offers nothing more than hatred and fear.

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