National Security Advisor Michael Flynn is out of President Trump’s administration after news of his resignation hit the news cycle early Tuesday morning. Flynn reportedly stepped down after misleading the current administration about his communication with Russia’s American ambassador.
During a Tuesday press conference, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer revealed that Flynn was not asked to resign because of the legality of his decisions but because of the president’s “eroded” trust in him.
— CNN (@CNN) February 14, 2017
During a Wednesday press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netenyahu, Trump accused the media of mistreating Flynn.
In doing so, he used some harsh words:
— ABC News (@ABC) February 15, 2017
“I think he’s been treated very, very unfairly by the media. As I call it, the fake media, in many cases,” he criticized. “And I think it’s really a sad thing he was treated so badly.”