— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) January 2, 2017
At the same time CNN tweeted out the special edition, Trump tweeted his frustration over the picture used for the book’s cover:
“Hope it does well but used worst cover photo of me!” he told his followers.
CNN’s “Reliable Sources” host Brian Stelter theorized that the timing of Trump’s tweets coincided with Stelter’s own appearance on air.
Stetler had mentioned that even Trump thought that he would not win the presidency. Following the comments, Trump took to Twitter to speak not only of the book, but of “media outlets and pundits” who said that he thought he would not win:
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) January 2, 2017
(H/T The Hill)