Escalating a nearly weeklong Twitter campaign of bashing the media, President Donald Trump tweeted a mock video Sunday depicting him pummeling “CNN” to the ground during a wrestling match.

The fake video depicts Trump tackling and punching a man with the red CNN logo photoshopped in place of his head at a WWE match. The tweet came after a tumultuous week in which Trump escalated his rhetoric against “fake news” and CNN in particular. In his tweet, the president merely included two hashtags: #FraudNewsCNN and #FNN, presumably an acronym for “Fake News Network,” which Trump has used repeatedly.

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The Sunday morning tweet also came the day after the president decried “the dishonest media” during a speech at the Celebrate Freedom Rally in Washington, D.C., insisting that the “fake media is trying to silence us” and thwart his agenda.

“The fake media is trying to silence us. But we will not let them because the people know the truth,” Trump said. “The fake media tried to stop us from going to the White House, but I’m president and they’re not. We won and they lost. The fact is, the press has destroyed themselves because they went too far. Instead of being subtle and smart, they used the hatchet. And the people saw it right from the beginning.”

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“The dishonest media will never keep us from accomplishing our objectives on behalf of our great American people. It will never happen. Their agenda is not your agenda. You’ve been saying it. I will never stop fighting for you,” Trump added.

CNN reporters and hosts were quick to denounce Trump’s tweet, accusing him of “inciting violence” against members of the press for posting the mock wrestling video.

After Trump tweeted the mock wrestling video, CNN’s “Reliable Source” host Brian Stelter tweeted, “Looking at my feed & inbox, early reactions to Trump’s anti-CNN video: ‘Modern day presidential!’ ‘He’s encouraging violence.’ ‘LOL.’ ‘Sad.'”

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CNN’s White House reporter, Jim Acosta, tweeted, “Reminder: The WH just said this a few days ago… that the president has never “promoted or encouraged violence.” #Happy4thofJuly.”

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CNN Communications even released an official response to the video via Twitter that appeared to take the mock video seriously by pointing back to comments that White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made on Thursday.

“The President in no way form or fashion has ever promoted or encouraged violence. If anything, quite the contrary.” — @SHSanders45 6/29/17,” CNN Communications tweeted.

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CNN followed up with a longer statement, saying, “It is a sad day when the President of the United States encourages violence against reporters. Clearly Sarah Huckabee Sanders lied when she said the President had never done so. Instead of preparing for his overseas trip, his first meeting with Vladimir Putin, dealing with North Korea and working on his health care bill, he is instead involved in juvenile behavior far below the dignity of the office. We will keep doing our jobs. He should start doing his.”

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In response to Trump’s tweet, Homeland Security Adviser Thomas Bossert said on ABC’s “This Week” that “I guess my first reaction to that tweet would be same as any of the president’s tweets. There are a lot of cable news shows that reach directly into hundreds of thousands of viewers, and they are not always fair to the president.”

“I think that no one would perceive that as a threat. I hope they don’t. But I do think he is beaten up in a way on cable platforms that he has a right to respond to, and he does that regularly,” Bossert said, adding that the tweet wasn’t meant to provoke actual physical violence against CNN or reporters.