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Doug Ford slams ‘the media’ and Bill Blair, gets personal during interview with Global News

Click to play video: 'Doug Ford attacks mainstream media in new book about his late brother' Doug Ford attacks mainstream media in new book about his late brother
WATCH: Doug Ford attacks mainstream media in new book about his late brother. Alan Carter reports. – Nov 22, 2016

During an interview with Global Toronto on Tuesday, Doug Ford took aim at anchor Alan Carter for his line of questioning into the Ford family’s relationship with the media and the police investigation into Rob Ford and Sandro Lisi.

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Ford released a new book on Tuesday that he co-wrote with his brother, former Toronto mayor Rob Ford, entitled Ford Nation: Two Brothers, One Vision—The True Story of the People’s Mayor.

Click to play video: 'Doug Ford interview: Doug remembers brother Rob' Doug Ford interview: Doug remembers brother Rob
Doug Ford interview: Doug remembers brother Rob – Nov 22, 2016

WATCH ABOVE: In an interview with Alan Carter on the release of his new book, Doug Ford says ‘it was tough’ writing about his late brother Rob.

On several occasions, Ford became visibly angered and unleashed rants both at, and about, Carter.

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Ford first became frustrated during a line of questioning about his late brother Rob’s relationship with telling the truth. Ford deflected the criticism that Rob lied to the press and said current Toronto mayor John Tory lied about his promise to keep taxes down.

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Ford refused to specifically address why Rob lied to the press despite being asked numerous times.

Click to play video: 'Doug Ford accuses ‘the media’ and John Tory of lying' Doug Ford accuses ‘the media’ and John Tory of lying
Doug Ford accuses ‘the media’ and John Tory of lying – Nov 22, 2016

WATCH ABOVE: In an interview with Alan Carter on the release of his new book, Doug Ford discusses politicians’ relationship with telling the truth.

Ford also took issue with Carter’s line of questioning about the Toronto Star’s reporting on the notorious video of Rob smoking crack cocaine.

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READ MORE: Doug Ford reacts to his brother’s crack tape made public

After Carter challenged Ford’s statement that the Star “lied continuously,” Ford repeatedly cut off Carter’s questions.

Click to play video: 'Global News’ Alan Carter challenges Doug Ford on the Toronto Star’s record' Global News’ Alan Carter challenges Doug Ford on the Toronto Star’s record
Global News’ Alan Carter challenges Doug Ford on the Toronto Star’s record – Nov 22, 2016

WATCH ABOVE: In an interview with Alan Carter, Doug Ford accuses the Toronto Star of lying ‘continuously’ about his late brother Rob.

Carter asked Ford if he would issue an apology to former Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair for comments Ford made in the past, which caused him to react in disbelief.

“You gotta be kidding me. You gotta be kidding me,” Ford said.

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“(Blair) goes out and breaks the police act, and starts accusing the Mayor that he shouldn’t even be involved in politics. He shouldn’t be involved in politics – Bill Blair – right now. You gotta be kidding me.”

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When asked if the Toronto police investigation into Rob and Sandro Lisi was warranted, Ford unleashed his frustration on Carter personally, calling him, “so naive.”

WATCH: Doug Ford accuses Alan Carter of being ‘naive’ during questioning about Bill Blair, alleged drug use, the police investigation into Rob Ford, Sandro Lisi.

Click to play video: 'Doug Ford rails about Bill Blair and the police investigation into his late brother Rob' Doug Ford rails about Bill Blair and the police investigation into his late brother Rob
Doug Ford rails about Bill Blair and the police investigation into his late brother Rob – Nov 22, 2016

Ford concluded the interview by outlining what he said he feels are his brother’s greatest achievements before criticizing the media again.

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