‘When I Leave Office I Will Have My Revenge’: Trump Warns The Media With Ominous Threat
Donald Trump’s relationship with the media isn’t the best. We all know Trump has a habit of attacking reporters and media outlets who report things that he doesn’t agree with.
A new book by former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, The United States of Trump, revealed on Tuesday that Trump is now plotting his revenge tour against the media for after he leaves the White House.
A Washington Examiner review cited the most “insightful” conversation between Trump and O’Reilly at the end of the book.
“You know, the media doesn’t care if they hurt families,” Trump said. “But when I leave office, I’ll have my revenge. … Without Trump, what have they got?”
According to the book, Trump told O’Reilly that former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation “changed my life.”
“I’ve learned a lot,” Trump said. “I think this Mueller investigation will go down as one of my great achievements. Because the corruption would have never been uncovered. All these powerful people trying to subvert an election, people wouldn’t have known about it.”
The “powerful people” Trump is talking about are not members of the Supreme Court, nor elected officials providing checks and balances in Congress, but the media.
“I don’t know why they hate me,” Trump said, according to O’Reilly’s book. “I guess it’s because I’m an outsider. I did something no one else had ever done. It’s about power.”
O’Reilly then asked why Trump believed the media — “these powerful people” — are so “devious.”
“I think about it all the time,” he said, avoiding the question. “In one way it’s positive. It shows that I can take it.”