Saturday, September 1, 2018

The Star's Daniel Dale says Bloomberg News not source of his story

Rejecting a claim by Donald Trump, a Toronto Star reporter says Bloomberg News journalists were not the source of a bombshell leak of the president’s inflammatory “off the record” remarks about trade negotiations with Canada, the Star reports.
Daniel Dale, the Star’s Washington bureau chief, made the statement Saturday after President Trump unleashed attacks against the Bloomberg reporters for allegedly breaking a promise that his remarks during an Oval Office interview with Bloomberg were “off the record.”
“I don’t want to be party to the president’s smearing of excellent, ethical journalists. So I can say this: none of the Bloomberg interviewers was my source,” Dale said in a Tweet. “The president is incorrect when he claims he was wronged by his interviewers.”
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