Walker also pointed to the incident that saw BBC journalist James Cook abused outside the Conservative leadership hustings in Perth, where he was called a “traitor” and a “scumbag”.
“This is directly related to this,” he said.
Truss has been critical of the media over recent weeks as the leadership contest steps up. Speaking to TalkTV’s Tom Newton Dunn, she said: “You’re framing it in a left-wing way, Tom. The whole media does it all the time, drives me mad.”