It's no secret that Donald Trump is not a fan of the mainstream news media. Keeping with his War Of Words, the president continued his attack on the New York Times during an early morning tweet-storm, only for the paper to offer their own response.

NYT on Trump

From the start of his campaign for president, Donald Trump made it clear that he wasn't going to be on the same page as the majority of the news outlets in the United States. Throughout the 2016 presidential election, the media came down hard on the former host of "The Apprentice," holding Trump's feet to the fire over his rhetoric and inflammatory remarks, policy proposals, and potential link to Russia.

Responding to the criticism, Trump engaged in a heated feud, labeling reporters and journalists as "terrible," and some of the "worst people" he'd ever met. Since Inauguration Day, the relationship between the billionaire real estate mogul and the press has only gotten worse, which was evident with the president lashing out at the New York Times during an early morning tweet on Wednesday. As seen in a follow-up tweet on March 29, the paper fired back.

"Remember when the failing New York Times apologized to its subscribers, right after the election, because their coverage was so wrong," Donald Trump tweeted out, before calling the newspaper's coverage "Now worse!" In an attempt to fact-check the statement, the New York Times responded directly to the commander in chief.

"False, we did not apologize," the New York Times wrote on their Twitter in response to the president's social media message.

Not stopping there, the paper added, "We stand by our coverage & thank our millions of subscribers for supporting our journalism."

Moving forward

The war of words between Donald Trump and the press reached a new low last month when the New York Times, along with several other well-respected media outlets, were banned from attending a press briefing at the White House.

As Trump continues to label the paper "failing," and other media outlets he doesn't like as "fake news," it doesn't appear that the relationship between both sides will improve at anytime in the near future.