President Trump is once again unhappy with his press coverage. In his latest Twitter rant, he compared NBC to CNN, claiming they published "fake news" regarding his comments on the country's nuclear arsenal. NBC's report about the President's goal to expand nuclear weapons apparently came from three officials who were present at a meeting in July. Though he calls it fake news, Trump himself tweeted about expanding the country's nuclear capabilities back in December.

Limiting freedom of the press

Following his tweet calling out NBC for fake news, Trump continued his rant by saying NBC's updates are "bad for [the] country." He asked Twitter users "at what point is it appropriate to challenge their license?"

The National Association of Broadcasters was quick to issue a statement regarding the President's tweet.

"The founders of our nation set as a cornerstone of our democracy the First Amendment, forever enshrining and protecting freedom of the press," said the President and CEO of the organization. The statement also stated that Trump's threat of revoking NBC's FCC license based on a disagreement goes against the First Amendment.

While he took a break from ranting on Twitter, Trump was interviewed about the nuclear arsenal comments in the oval office. Sitting alongside Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, Trump told reporters that he wants the country's nuclear weapons in "top shape" and quickly changed the topic to make more comments about the press.

"It is frankly disgusting that the press is able to write whatever it wants to write," said the President, challenging the rights given to citizens by the First Amendment.

Reporters were quick to respond to the surprising statement, asking Trump if he believes there should be limitations on what the media can publish. He answered with a "no," telling the reporters that the press should simply be more honest with their news coverage.

Not finished yet

President Trump was not done speaking about his fake news allegations after talking with reporters in the oval office.

He went back to Twitter to readdress his statement about network licenses. He began by saying that media is currently "partisan, distorted, and fake."

He says that this kind of coverage is "not fair to [the] public." Continuing to discuss the licenses of broadcasters like NBC, Trump says that they should be challenged, and "if appropriate," revoked. As of now, it is unclear what action, if any, Trump will take against NBC and other networks he claims spread "fake news."