Trump Claims Calling Media ‘Enemy Of The People’ Is ‘My Form Of Telling The Truth’

on October 27, 2018 in Murphysboro, Illinois.
MURPHYSBORO, IL - OCTOBER 27: President Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally at the Southern Illinois Airport on October 27, in Murphysboro, Illinois. Trump is visiting the state to show support for U.S.... MURPHYSBORO, IL - OCTOBER 27: President Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally at the Southern Illinois Airport on October 27, in Murphysboro, Illinois. Trump is visiting the state to show support for U.S. Representative Mike Bost who is in a tight race with Brenden Kelly for Illinois' 12th Congressional District. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) MORE LESS

During an interview with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham on Monday evening, President Donald Trump dodged Ingraham’s questions about his penchant for labeling the media the “enemy of the people,” by suggesting the name-calling is his “form of telling the truth.”

“It’s a very good question. … It’s my form of telling the truth,” he said. “Here’s my problem. We have a lot of supporters. You know that better than anybody, all you have to do is look at your ratings, OK? But you know it better than anybody. Those supporters know that they’re lying. I watched ‘Meet the Press’ this weekend. Everything was so falsely put. Putting words in people’s mouths.”

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