By Aaron Dickens, Buzz60
For several months, President Donald Trump has continued to hammer media outlets… saying they report fake news. A shocking new poll finds that voters may agree…some that they trust Trump more so than the media.
The Emerson College poll found 49 percent of registered voters trusted Trump’s team. Meanwhile only 39 percent found the media truthful.
The survey also found that about 90 percent of Republicans trusted the president’s administration and said the media was dishonest, compared to the majority of Democrats who said the exact opposite.
In Trump’s first press conference as president , he scolded a CNN reporter after they reported on an unsubstantiated Russian Dossier saying
“I am not going to give you a question. You are fake news.”
Trump has continued his attacks on the media. On Monday he tweeted…. “Any negative polls are fake news, just like the CNN, ABC, NBC polls in the election.”
But Trump Counselor Kellyanne Conway has praised CNN, saying the network did an amazing job covering several terrorist attacks. This was in response to a list his administration released of attacks it said were underreported. Conway also clarified that
Although maybe she should get the message to her boss, who once again tweeted early Thursday CNN was “fake news.”