Poll: More trust Trump WH than political media

Poll: More trust Trump WH than political media
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U.S. adults trust President Trump’s White House more than the national political media, according to a poll released Friday.

Thirty-seven percent trust the White House versus 29 percent who favor the political media in the Morning Consult survey.

Thirty-four percent are unsure or have no opinion.

Pollsters found that nearly half believe the national political media is harder on Trump than past presidential administrations.

Forty-eight percent said America’s political journalists are tougher on Trump, compared with 16 percent who say they are easier.

Twenty-three percent say they are “about the same,” while 13 percent are uncertain or lack an opinion.

Friday’s results found a slight majority, 51 percent, say the national political media is “out of touch with everyday Americans.”

Twenty-eight percent said it “understands the issues everyday Americans are facing,” and 21 percent are undecided or have no assessment.

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