According to a new poll from Emerson College, Americans place more trust in President Trump and his administration than news media organizations.
Results of the poll indicate “the Trump administration is considered truthful by 49% of voters, to 48% of voters who consider it untruthful. Meanwhile, the news media is considered untruthful by a 53%-majority of registered voters, to only 39% who find them truthful (a 14-point gap),” reported MRC TV.
There is an evident ideological divide based on the answers of the respondents.
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89% of Republicans see the Trump administration as more truthful, whereas 77% of Democrats see the administration untruthful. In the reverse, 91% of Republicans view the media as untruthful, compared to 69% of Democrats seeing the media as truthful.
For Independents, the poll reveals that “Independents consider both untruthful – the Trump administration by a margin of 42%/52% and the news media by a margin of 45%/47%.”
H/T: MRC TV
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