Trump campaign manager: Media silent as polls tighten
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse expected to vote on omnibus Thursday afternoon House passes 'right to try' drug bill Spending bill rejects Trump’s proposed EPA cut MORE's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, on Tuesday blasted the media for being silent on the latest polls, which show a narrowing gap between Trump and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump can save Republicans and restore sanity to California in 2018 Breitbart News denies readership drop, alt-right label Mellman: The next war MORE.

"Three weeks ago every headline & pundit screamed 'Look at the polls! Race is over!' #Polls now tightening; media chatter is poll-free," Conway tweeted.

Several recent national polls have shown Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, gaining ground on Clinton, the Democratic nominee. The NBC News/SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll released Tuesday, for example, found Clinton beating Trump by 6 points, 48 percent to 42 percent.

Clinton was leading Trump by 8 points in that poll last week.

Clinton now leads Trump by 5 points nationally, according to the RealClearPolitics average of polls.

Conway said last week that a large portion of Trump's support base is "undercover" and hard to measure through mainstream polling.

“The hidden Trump vote in this country is a very significant proposition,” she said.

"Donald Trump performs consistently better in online polling, where a human being is not talking to another human being about what he or she may do in elections."