Trump tweets that there should be a contest for a 'FAKE NEWS TROPHY' among news networks

President Donald Trump speaks to the media before speaking with members of the armed forces via video conference at his private club, Mar-a-Lago, on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - President Donald Trump continued his quarrel with the major news networks on Monday by suggesting that there should be a competition to determine which one is most "dishonest" in covering him.

Trump took to Twitter to suggest that a competition be held between the networks to see which is the "most dishonest, corrupt and/or distorted in its political coverage of your favorite President (me)."

The "winner" would then purportedly be the recipient of a "FAKE NEWS TROPHY," according to the president.

Trump clarified that Fox News would not be included in the contest.

In a follow-up tweet, Trump once again criticized MSNBC's "Morning Joe" in response to a story from Breitbart.

On Saturday, Trump also went after CNN in a social media post claiming that it represents America "very poorly" to the rest of the world and that Fox News was the more significant of the two media outlets.

That promoted a viral response from CNN, which told the president that its job was to report the news and that it was his job to represent the country to the world.

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