July 6, 2017 / 9:49 AM / 3 months ago

Trump says CNN took mock video 'too seriously'

WARSAW (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, asked about a mock video he tweeted that depicted him tackling and punching a man with the logo of CNN super-imposed on his head, said on Thursday the news network had taken the issue “too seriously”.

U.S. President Donald Trump says something to reporters as he departs for travel to Poland and the upcoming G-20 summit in Germany, from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 5, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Speaking at a news conference in Poland, Trump renewed his criticism of CNN and U.S. media when discussing the video, which critics said encouraged violence against journalists.

Reporting by Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton; editing by Andrew Roche

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