GOP presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald Trump Pence said he's 'proud' Congress certified Biden's win on Jan. 6 Americans put the most trust in their doctor for COVID-19 information: poll OVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Biden administration to evacuate Afghans who helped US l Serious differences remain between US and Iran on nuclear talks l US, Turkish officials meet to discuss security plans for Afghan airport MORE said on Monday that he despises the way most journalists cover his 2016 campaign.

“The press has a lower approval rating than Congress,” he said at a morning rally in Atkinson, N.H.


“They’re scum,” Trump said. “They’re horrible people. They are so illegitimate. They are just terrible people.”

“Some of the people in the press are honorable,” the New York business mogul added. “But you’ve got 50 percent who are terrible people.”

Trump then argued the only group he dislikes more than the media are the career politicians in Washington, D.C.

“The other thing I’ve learned is how stupid our politicians are,” he said.

“If [President] Obama did a great job, I’d love him,” Trump said. “I wouldn’t be running.

“This isn’t so easy,” the outspoken billionaire added. “I can be at other places at 7 in the morning, not on live television all over the world.”

Trump additionally touted his success since launching his Oval Office bid last June.

“I’ve been No. 1 since almost the day I filed,” he said.  “I’ve been No. 1 for 104 days.”

“You’re going to have so many wins they will be pouring out of your ears,” Trump added of the future should he become president. “You’re going to get tired of winning.”