12 Oct 2017

Trump's takes aim at NBC in latest attack

From Morning Report, 8:21 am on 12 October 2017

Donald Trump has stepped up his war with the United States media, making a veiled threat against leading NBC in a tweet a few hours ago. Responding to a report that he was considering increasing the US nuclear arsenal, he suggested it might be appropriate to challenge the license of NBC News. He said it was "frankly disgusting the press is able to write whatever it wants to write". Washington correspondent Simon Marks joins us with the latest analysis from the US capital.