Fox News anchor reacts to Trump‘s accusations: 'Bullying journalists is not Presidential'

Rodolfo Vieira
Jan 29, 2019
08:51 P.M.
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Journalist Julie Banderas recently blasted Donald Trump for attacking her colleagues, John Roberts and Gillian Turner.


The Fox News anchor lashed out and told the  U.S. President that the two professionals didn't deserve to have their work diminished by him.

Banderas took to her official Twitter page to say that, just like any other member of the media, they were just doing their jobs by reporting facts.



It all started on Sunday, January 28, 2019, when Trump accused Roberts and Turner of having "even less understanding of the Wall negotiations"than the reporters from CNN and NBC.

"As President, Trump should not bully journalists."

Banderas, who usually appears on Fox News' "Outnumbered," didn't appreciate the President's words and jumped in to defend her coworkers in a series of tweets.


The news anchor claimed Roberts and Turner were not opinion journalists and they deserved to be respected by those in the White House.

The 45-year-old revealed that, as members of the press, it is not their job to please others and that they face criticism every single day, and as President, Trump should not bully journalists.



According to Banderas, by bashing the two reporters, he was not only insulting them personally and professionally, but also "putting a target on their backs" because his followers would follow his lead.

Banderas argued that the Trump administration should not be among those who criticize the press because that is not how the country, or even the Freedom of the Press, works.



So far, the President is yet to issue a response, but this was not the first time he tried to undermine the press by accusing them of producing "fake news."

During an interview with The Daily Caller, Trump described NBC as "a total fraud, but his speech also included ABC, CNN and CBS. According to the Head of State, fake news is the cause of most animosity in the country.

45th President of the United States Donald Trump - Getty Images

Trump backed up his argument by pointing out that whenever he mentions the words 'fake news' at his rallies, people get angry and turn around, frustrated by the stories involving the President.