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‘You’re a Cancer On Our Great Country’: Twitter Unloads On Trump For Threatening NBC

Shortly after NBC News reported Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Donald Trump a “moron” for requesting to expand the country’s nuclear arsenal tenfold, the erratic president took to Twitter to call the story “fake news” and even threaten to revoke network’s FCC “license.”

The president’s justification for such an outrageous threat was his claim that NBC’s recent reporting is “bad for country!”

“With all of the Fake News coming out of NBC and the Networks, at what point is it appropriate to challenge their License? Bad for country!” Trump tweeted Wednesday.

The president’s outburst attacking NBC quickly backfired —spectacurlarly. Not only he got a brutal response from Twitter users, Trump’s tweet also managed to bring many conservative, liberal, and mainstream pundits together in universal defense for freedom of the press.

Here are some of the responses:

Some Twitter users didn’t hold back:

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