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    Donald Trump Enraged As Melania's TV Set to CNN Aboard His Flight - Reports

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    The news about Trump's angry outburst on board the presidential flight surfaced amid an ongoing war between the US president and the mainstream media.

    US President Donald Trump "caused a bit of a stir" aboard Air Force One, which was flying the first couple to the UK, according to a leaked exchange between White House officials.

    He scolded his aides for setting the TV screen of First Lady Melania Trump aboard the presidential flight to CNN during the recent visit to Europe, The New York Times said, citing an internal White House email.

    Trump reportedly accused the staff of violating one of his rules that the all TV screens on board Air Force One should be tuned to Fox News.

    According to the leaked email, the White House staff also ordered two additional TV sets to make sure the president and his wife could both watch TV in their separate hotel rooms when they travel.

    The first lady watches "any channel she wants", Stephanie Grisham, a spokewoman for Melania Trump, told CNN’s Kate Bennett on Thursday, arguing that the media better cover Melania's participation in such activities as her Be Best campaign.

    Trump has repeatedly lashed out at mainstream American media outlets, calling them "hypocrites" and "real enemies of the people." In numerous speeches and tweets, the president blasted such outlets as CNN, NBC, ABC, and The New York Times, as "fake news."

    In his latest attack on the media, in a speech at the Veterans of Foreign Wars national convention on Tuesday, Donald Trump claimed that what people are seeing and reading in the media "is not what's happening."

    "Don't believe the crap you see from these people, the fake news," he added.

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