President Trump took to social media Tuesday to announced he would present the "most dishonest" and "corrupt media awards" next Monday.
"I will be announcing THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR on Monday at 5:00 o'clock." Trump tweeted on Tuesday, adding: "Subjects will cover Dishonesty & Bad Reporting in various categories from the Fake News Media. Stay tuned!"
"We should have a contest as to which of the Networks, plus CNN and not including Fox, is the most dishonest, corrupt and/or distorted in its political coverage of your favorite President (me)," Trump said then. "They are all bad. Winner to receive the FAKE NEWS TROPHY!"
In an email solicitation last month, the Trump-Pence Make America Great Again Committee asked donors to take a poll to name the worst "fake news story" of 2017.
President Trump: There should be a contest about which network is 'most dishonest'
Rasmussen poll: 40% think Fox News should win Trump's 'fake news trophy'
In November, a new poll from conservative-leaning Rasmussen found that 40% of all voters thought Fox News deserved the non-award despite Trump's insistence that Fox not be included in the contest.
Trump's tweet Tuesday comes after he threatened North Korea's Kim Jong Un of having a "bigger & more powerful" nuclear button in the latest ongoing war of words between the two leaders.
Contributing: David Jackson and Jessica Estapa