Donald Trump and the mainstream media have not seen eye to eye for sometime, and the rift between the two has only gotten worse. As the president met with Canadian Prime Minister justin trudeau at the White House, he couldn't help himself by taking another shot at the press.

Trump on media

During the entire year and a half that Donald Trump was running in the 2016 presidential election, he made it clear that he wasn't a fan of the press. Following his shocking upset election win over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton last November, the former host of "The Apprentice" doubled down on his attacks on the media, labeling any news story he doesn't agree with as "fake news." On Wednesday morning, Trump singled out NBC News over a report that the president wanted to increase the United States nuclear arsenal, which didn't over well with the White House.

Trump took to Twitter to bash the network, saying that they were "fake news," while threatening to take legal action to revoke their journalism license. As reported by NBC News on October 11, Trump moved forward with his attack.

After Donald Trump held a meeting at the White House with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the two took questions from the press inside the Oval Office. Not long after the questions came pouring in, the billionaire real estate mogul ripped into the news media. "It's frankly disgusting the way the press is able to write whatever they want to write, and people should look into it," Trump said with Trudeau sitting just a few feet away from him.

Twitter reacts

It didn't take social media users long to react to Donald Trump's remarks, and they did so by sounding off on Twitter. "Pesky first amendment, amirite, Donald? And btw, the media just reports what WH officials tell them, so maybe get your own house in order...," actor George Takei tweeted out.

"It's frankly disgusting that we have a president who is incapable of telling the truth," one Twitter user wrote.

"It's frankly disgusting to have a president who doesn't believe in free speech, the right to protest, or freedom of the press," another tweet read.

"Christmas gift idea for Mr Trump / a copy of the U.S.

Constitution / I know it’s only October but hard to buy for someone who has everything," another tweet added. "But YOUR lies are perfectly okay? FOX News is allowed to lie??" an additional tweet asked. As the negative reaction continued, Donald Trump found himself on the receiving end of a virtual beatdown.