GOP presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpProsecutors focus Trump Organization probe on company's financial officer: report WHO official says it's 'premature' to think pandemic will be over by end of year Romney released from hospital after fall over the weekend 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.”