Karl Stefanovic faces backlash after 'cheap hit piece' on Donald ...

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() Viewers have branded Karl Stefanovic's return to news reporting a failure, claiming he delivered a 'one-sided' report on American president Donald .

The former breakfast presenter has been likened to CNN reporters, with fans suggesting he entered the realm of 'fake news' reporting during the interview.

In the

report, Stefanovic interviewed The Apprentice contestant Omarosa Manigault Newman, who also doubled as the White House Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison.

He also spoke with Anthony Scaramucci, formerly the White House Director of Communications.

In the interview, Omarosa claimed Mr Trump came close to jeopardising the nation's relationship with Australia because he was paranoid by the leader at the time, Malcolm Turnbull (right)

In the interview, Omarosa claimed Mr came close to jeopardising the nation's relationship with Australia because he was paranoid by the leader at the time, Malcolm Turnbull (right)

Karl recently married shoe designer Jasmine Yarbrough (pictured together)

Karl recently married shoe designer Jasmine Yarbrough (pictured together)

Scaramucci was fired after 11 days in the position.

Both are known to openly share their dislike and distrust of the Republican politician and businessman.  

While Stefanovic offered little by way of commentary throughout the piece, audiences were quick to take to Twitter after the show to question the motive behind the interview.

'What a cheap hit piece on Donald with washed up ex employees,' one person wrote.

'Karl Stefanovic adds himself to the fake news brethren,' another added. 'His anti- article on #60minutes lacked integrity, information and facts.

'That was just a gutter opinion piece.' 

Omarosa Manigault Newman spoke out against Trump

Anthony Scaramucci spoke out against Trump in the interview

Former staffers Omarosa Manigault Newman (left) and Anthony Scaramucci (right) spoke out against Mr in the interview with Stefanovic

Stefanovic interviewed former The Apprentice contestant Omarosa Manigault Newman (pictured with Mr Trump), who also doubled as the White House Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison

Stefanovic interviewed former The Apprentice contestant Omarosa Manigault Newman (pictured with Mr ), who also doubled as the White House Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison

In an intense, dramatic voice over for the piece, Stefanovic said: 'When Donald was sworn in as the most powerful man on the planet, he promised a major political shake up.

'And boy,

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