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Trump Lashes Out at Media After Ducking Press Questions on Trip

  • Return to U.S. punctuated by reports of son-in-law and Russia
  • President says many leaks out of White House ‘fabricated lies’
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Kushner, North Korea Challenges Mark Trump's Return

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Donald Trump lashed out at the “fake news” media in a series of Twitter messages on Sunday after wrapping up his first foreign trip as president -- a nine-day excursion from Saudi Arabia to Sicily -- without once holding a news conference.

That made the U.S. president the only one of the Group of Seven leaders who declined to face the press. The other six all took questions from reporters while attending the 43rd summit of major advanced economies.