Trump: ‘My Biggest Opponent’ Is ‘Corrupt Media,’ Not Joe Biden
'We have a corrupt media in this country'
President Donald Trump said his biggest opponent in the 2020 election is not Joe Biden or the Democrats, but the "corrupt media."
“My biggest opponent isn’t Biden," Trump began.
"It’s not the Democrats. It’s the corrupt media,” Trump said.
“We have a corrupt media in this country.”
Speaking during a Fox & Friends phone interview, Trump recalled his daily press conferences with White House reporters.
“I keep saying to my people here I am getting bombs thrown at me every day by people that are totally, frankly, dishonest reporters," Trump said.
"They’re espousing the views of the radical left,” he said.
The President said the daily press conferences helped to boost his polls, but said biased reporters “make our people angrier.”
“I have these people, there’s fire out of their eyes coming," he said.
"They’re asking me questions, and I see the fire is burning in their eyes, and I’m looking at some of them," Trump added.
"I said, ‘Boy, how can you have so much hatred?'” he said.
The President also noted Biden is still in the basement to avoid the media.
“He doesn’t come out because he can’t," Trump said.
He doesn’t take any questions from reporters," the President added.
"This guy doesn’t come out of his basement and hasn’t taken one question,” Trump said.
Over the weekend, a number of media outlets and Democrats used Trump's brother's death to attack the president.
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A CNN poll revealed on Monday that Biden's lead against Trump is shrinking.
The poll was conducted between the 12 and 15 of August, meaning it was done in the middle of Biden's announcement that Harris would be his running mate.