President Trump in a tweet this morning, wrote that the media would soon have no choice but to report on all the accomplishments of the White House, rather than what he perceives as the one-sided, malicious coverage of his administration in the media, politico reports.
Trump wrote; “At some point the Fake News will be forced to discuss our great jobs numbers, strong economy, success with ISIS, the border & so much else!”
At some point the Fake News will be forced to discuss our great jobs numbers, strong economy, success with ISIS, the border & so much else!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 3, 2017
Presidential counselor, Kellyanne Conway, said the media have paid too much attention to the president’s tweets and not enough to the substance of the policies he has advocated, including an overhaul of the nation’s health care system.
“The media have now moved on from Russia to cover themselves, and I doubt that’s going to help their 14 percent approval rating. The American people see that they’re trying to interfere with the president communicating directly through his very powerful social media network channels, but also, they notice that they don’t cover the substance of the issues. Look, I know it is a heck of a lot easier to cover 140 characters here or there or what the president may be saying about the media here or there than it is to learn the finer points of how Medicaid is funded in this country and how that would or would not change under the Senate bill.”
The President did not say or indicate what could change the mainstream media’s pattern of coverage but implied the impending success of his administration would leave the press with no other option.