Trump criticizes ABC/WaPo poll that found support for impeachment
© Getty

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Republican threatens to push for Rosenstein impeachment unless he testifies Judge suggests Trump’s tweet about Stormy Daniels was ‘hyperbole’ not defamation Rosenstein faces Trump showdown MORE dismissed a poll on Friday that found support for his impeachment among nearly half of Americans.

The president slammed the accuracy of the ABC News/Washington Post poll in a tweet without mentioning the survey's latest finding on the question of impeachment.

ADVERTISEMENT

Trump blasted the poll's accuracy in predicting the results of the 2016 presidential election, tweeting, "The ABC/Washington Post Poll was by far the least accurate one 2 weeks out from the 2016 Election."

"I call it a suppression poll - but by Election Day they brought us, out of shame, to about even. They will never learn!"

The president attacked the ABC/Washington Post poll results just minutes after he praised a different poll, administered by right-leaning polling firm Rasmussen Reports, that found his approval rating hovering at 48 percent just over two months before the midterm elections.

".@Rasmussen_Poll just came out at 48% approval rate despite the constant and intense Fake News. Higher than Election Day and higher than President Obama. Rasmussen was one of the most accurate Election Day polls!" he tweeted.

Trump has a history of attacking ABC News/Washington Post polls, writing in July 2017 that it was "just about the most inaccurate poll around election time!"

The president frequently characterizes polls as being inaccurate after many incorrectly projected Democrat Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham Clinton2016 pollsters erred by not weighing education on state level, says political analyst Could President Trump's talk of a 'red wave' cause his supporters to stay home in midterms? Dem group targets Trump in M voter registration campaign: report MORE would win the 2016 presidential election.