Rep. Lamar Smith: Trump’s Negative Press “Higher Than Any Other President”

Lamar Smith

A new report by the Media Research Center shows that coverage of President Trump by the broadcast networks has been 89 percent negative, higher than any other President.

—Rep. Lamar Smith (R–TX)

Media Bias Sets Record, House Floor, April 25, 2017

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Trump: “No Politician in History … Has Been Treated Worse or More Unfairly”

Look at the way I’ve been treated lately — (laughter) — especially by the media.  No politician in history — and I say this with great surety — has been treated worse or more unfairly.  You can’t let them get you down.  You can’t let the critics and the naysayers get in the way of your dreams.  (Applause.)  I guess that’s why I — thank you.  I guess that’s why we won.