Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Dems attempt to tie government funding, Ida relief to debt limit Trump lawyer offered six-point plan for Pence to overturn election: book Poll: Trump dominates 2024 Republican primary field MORE on Monday said both he and President Trump support a "free and independent press."
"But you can anticipate that the president and all of us will continue to call out the media when play fast and loose with the facts," Pence said during a news conference Monday from Brussels.
"The truth is that we have in President Trump someone who has a unique ability to speak directly to the American people, and when the media gets it wrong, I promise you, President Trump will take his case straight to the American people to set the record straight.”
The president and his team often rail against the media, accusing reporters of biased and dishonest coverage.
Trump has recently taken to referring to some news organizations as "fake news." In a tweet last week, he said the "FAKE NEWS media" was the "enemy of the American people."
During a rally Saturday in Florida, Trump continued to escalate his feud with the media.