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President Trump is again criticizing CNN — and the network is tweeting back

FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 file photo, 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 in Palm Beach, Fla. Trump says he's not playing ball with Time magazine as it decides its Person of the Year. The magazine counters that Trump has it all wrong. In a tweet Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as he spent the Thanksgiving holiday in Florida, Trump sounded dismissive of the honor he received last year and could well receive again. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
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President Trump spoke on Thursday.

President Trump is continuing his sniping at one of his favorite targets — CNN.

But the network, or at least its public relations department, isn’t remaining silent.

On Saturday, Trump sent a tweet that again criticized CNN, although he also recognized the network’s international influence. “.@FoxNews is MUCH more important in the United States than CNN, but outside of the U.S., CNN International is still a major source of (Fake) news, and they represent our Nation to the WORLD very poorly. The outside world does not see the truth from them!”

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CNN’s public relations department had a response to @realDonaldTrump on Sunday morning:”It’s not CNN’s job to represent the U.S to the world. That’s yours. Our job is to report the news. #FactsFirst .”

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Trump didn’t immediately respond Sunday, although he earlier in the day had sent tweets in support of Roy Moore’s senate bid in Alabama.