President Trump on why he won't delete his Twitter account:

"The news is fake. If you look at what gets printed in newspapers. If only the public could understand where, you know they're reading a story and they think it's real, and it's not real in so many cases." 1/6
"And I'm not saying in every case, you have some great journalists, you have some journalists I have great respect for, but largely I find at least in a political sense there's so much fake news it's disgraceful." 2/6
"I would do that in a heartbeat if I had fair, if we had a fair press in this country I would do that in a heartbeat. There's nothing I'd rather do than get rid of my whole Twitter account." 3/6
But I'm able to get to, I guess, 186 million people when you add up all the different accounts, add Facebook and Instagram, it's a lot of people, and that's more than the media companies have frankly, by a lot." 4/6
"And so if I get a story that's wrong I can put a social media, I don't usually use the word Twitter I say social media, but I put something out and the next day or the next hour or the next minute everybody's reading about it." 5/6
"So I'm able to refute fake news and that's very important." 6/6
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