Donald Trump screams fake news after he was completely shamed during his visit to Pittsburgh where hundreds, if not thousands, turned out to protest his divisive rhetoric and no top officials met him at the airport. Plus 70,000 signed a petition for Trump to stay away from their city. In other words, his photo op backfired royally.

Trump tweeted: “Melania and I were treated very nicely yesterday in Pittsburgh. The Office of the President was shown great respect on a very sad & solemn day. We were treated so warmly. Small protest was not seen by us, staged far away. The Fake News stories were just the opposite-Disgraceful!”

You know what’s disgraceful? A small, small man trying to portray himself as the victim after 11 people were murdered at the Tree of Life Synagogue by a raging lunatic incited by the conspiracy theories Trump and his followers are spreading. And to think, after being asked to stay away to allow the funerals to proceed, Trump still showed up. He was rightfully publicly shamed.

Republican and Democratic House and Senate leaders also turned down his invitation to visit Pittsburgh with him. According to Rachel Maddow, it leaked that Trump’s people were lying to local elected officials to save face by telling them other officials were going to attend while he visited.

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