When Donald Trump first announced his candidacy for president, he was instantly criticized by the media after he referred to illegal immigrants from Mexico as "rapists" and "murderers." Trump wasn't happy with the backlash, and has waged a war against the press ever since.

MSNBC on Trump

It's been a year and a half since Donald Trump held his press conference at Trump Tower in New York City and threw his name into the running for president. In the 20 months that have followed, Trump has often engaged in a war of words with various cable news outlet, political pundits, and newspapers.

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With the exception of most at Fox News, the former host of "The Apprentice" has made a habit out of targeting the media like no other politician before him. As reported by Mediaite on January 4, one host on MSNBC is calling out Trump for his apparent thin skin.

During a Wednesday morning panel discussion on MSNBC, host Stephanie Ruhle took Donald Trump to task for his alleged narcissism and sensitivity.

Ruhle spoke to guest Frank Bruni of the New York Times about Trump's recent defense of Russia, where the billionaire real estate mogul has pushed back against evidence that shows the Kremlin involved with hacking the United States election in order to hurt Hillary Clinton.

"Nobody has said we are going to take the presidency away from you," the MSNBC host said of Donald Trump, before asking Bruni, "Is this about thin-skinned narcissism?" "He won the election," Ruhle continued, before adding, "whether he won it in a cheap way or whether he won it with honor, he won it." Panel guest William Cohen agreed with Ruhle's description of Trump's "thin skin narcissism," stating, "I think that's a very nice way to put it."

Moving forward

While Donald Trump and many of his supporters continue to deny that Russian impacted the election, there is currently a growing bipartisan movement in Congress that is calling for a further investigation of the issue at hand.

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Trump is set to be sworn in as the new commander in chief on Inauguration Day, but it doesn't look like the media will be backing down anytime soon.

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