Trump criticizes ABC/WaPo poll that found support for impeachment
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President TrumpDonald TrumpMeghan McCain: Democrats 'should give a little credit' to Trump for COVID-19 vaccine Trump testing czar warns lockdowns may be on table if people don't get vaccinated Overnight Health Care: CDC details Massachusetts outbreak that sparked mask update | White House says national vaccine mandate 'not under consideration at this time' 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.


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 ClintonClintons, Stacey Abrams meeting Texas Democrats Biden says Russia spreading misinformation ahead of 2022 elections Highest-ranking GOP assemblyman in WI against another audit of 2020 vote MORE would win the 2016 presidential election.