President on Monday suggested that a conservative-led investor police news coverage at , renewing his attacks on the network while advocating for the violation of press freedom.
That morning, Elliott Management, a New York-based hedge fund run by GOP megadonor Paul Singer, announced it had nabbed a in the wireless carrier which now owns , CNN’s parent company.
Singer, known as an , has made a name for himself buying up shares of companies in which he senses weaknesses. His fund then pushes the companies to change in order to drive up their stock prices.
Trump, realizing Elliott’s influence, sent an indirect message to the fund on Twitter, calling the investment “great news” and speculating that “perhaps [AT&T]