President Erdoğan Lauds Trump for Putting CNN Reporter ‘In His Place’

While President-elect Donald Trump’s treatment of CNN reporter Jim Acosta has drawn plenty of criticism, at least one world leader has Trump’s back: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

Erdoğan this week praised Trump’s decision to refuse to answer a question from Acosta, on the grounds that he and his network allegedly produce “fake news.”