Donald Trump Jr. joined the pile-on attacking NPR Wednesday morning over the organization’s “fact check” on President Trump’s State of the Union address that many criticized as partisan and unfair.

“FACT CHECK: President Trump praised the record number of women in Congress, but that’s almost entirely because of Democrats, not Trump’s party,” NPR wrote late Tuesday.

The tweet was referring to a rare moment in bipartisan celebration Tuesday night when Mr. Trump acknowledged the record number of women serving in Congress.

“Exactly one century after Congress passed the constitutional amendment giving women the right to vote, we also have more women serving in Congress than at any time before,” the president declared.

The line prompted dozens of female Democrats, dressed in white in honor of the suffragettes, to jump to their feet, high-five each other and chant “USA.”

NPR’s “fact check” on the moment is being heavily ratioed on Twitter with only 540 retweets and a whopping 4,500 replies as of Wednesday morning.

Many commenters, including Mr. Trump Jr., pointed out that the president never took credit for the increase in female lawmakers.

Fact check: You people are morons. He praised them and their success. He didn’t pick sides. He didn’t take credit. He genuinely was happy for it and yet you still knock him. What the hell is wrong with you?
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) February 6, 2019

Dear NPR: 1. Your response is NOT a fact check 2. Resistance spin veiled as a “fact check” diminishes your credibility and abuses the trust of your listeners. 3. Taxpayer money should no longer be allocated to subsidize your blatant bias.
— Steve Cortes (@CortesSteve) February 6, 2019

Trump did not claim personal/party credit for it, you publicly-sponsored partisan hacks.
— Yossi Gestetner (@YossiGestetner) February 6, 2019

Trump actually does something magnanimous for once and NPR does a super-petty “fact check,” God Almighty this is embarrassing, even for the sad annals of fact-checking
— David Rutz (@DavidRutz) February 6, 2019

You know, it’s not really a “fact check” if what he said was correct and you’re just making some partisan point.
— David Harsanyi (@davidharsanyi) February 6, 2019

FACT CHECK: He didn’t take credit for the record number of women in Congress, he congratulated them.
— Douglas Karr (@douglaskarr) February 6, 2019

I’m not a huge fan of his, but wow do they prove him right every time they post biased trash like this.
— Douglas Karr (@douglaskarr) February 6, 2019

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