Trump: Lincoln's Gettysburg Address was ridiculed by the 'fake news'

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President Trump on Thursday night claimed that the media "excoriated" President Lincoln when he gave the Gettysburg Address in 1863. 

"You know when Abraham Lincoln made that Gettysburg Address speech, the great speech, you know he was ridiculed?" Trump said during a rally in Billings, Mont., citing the 272-word speech that Lincoln gave on a battlefield near Gettysburg, Pa., during the Civil War. 

"And he was excoriated by the fake news. They had fake news then. They said it was a terrible, terrible speech."

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