Trump moves back his 'Fake News Awards,' citing high interest

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President Trump is delaying his so-called "Fake News Awards" until January 17, he tweeted Sunday.

As you can see in the tweet above, the president is citing interest that "is far greater than anyone could have anticipated" as a possible reason for the date change. Speaking on the Late Show on Wednesday, he said: "You know folks, its awards season". He added that the victor of such an award should get a "fake news trophy".

He announced initially announced the awards last Tuesday in a Tweet. "Stay Tuned!", the group said in its tweet.

A USA television show has *submitted* its nomination for Donald Trump's "Dishonest And Corrupt Media Awards" with a hilarious fake advert campaign. "Victor to receive the FAKE NEWS TROPHY!", he wrote on the micro-blogging site on November 27.

As per the Trump Campaign list, the competition for "King of Fame news" is between three news organisations. But knowing his passion for this subject above all others - say, providing power to Puerto Rico or keeping the government he's in charge of running - it's hard to believe he'll let us down.

Noting that Americans were "sick and exhausted of being lied to, insulted, and treated with outright condescension", the Trump Campaign said, "That's why President Trump is crowning the 2017 KING OF FAKE NEWS before the end of the year".

It said, "ABC News "MISTAKENLY" reported that candidate Trump directed Michael Flynn to make contact with Russian officials before the election".

Bannon apologized on Sunday for not responding sooner, calling Donald Trump Jr.

Trump has regularly slammed the coverage of his campaign and time in the White House.