Poll: More trust Trump WH than political media

Poll: More trust Trump WH than political media
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U.S. adults trust President TrumpDonald John TrumpThorny part of obstruction of justice is proving intent, that's a job for Congress Obama condemns attacks in Sri Lanka as 'an attack on humanity' Schiff rips Conway's 'display of alternative facts' on Russian election interference MORE’s White House more than the national political media, according to a poll released Friday.

Thirty-seven percent trust the White House versus 29 percent who favor the political media in the Morning Consult survey

Thirty-four percent are unsure or have no opinion.

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Pollsters found that nearly half believe the national political media is harder on Trump than past presidential administrations.

Forty-eight percent said America’s political journalists are tougher on Trump, compared with 16 percent who say they are easier.

Twenty-three percent say they are “about the same,” while 13 percent are uncertain or lack an opinion.

Friday’s results found a slight majority, 51 percent, say the national political media is “out of touch with everyday Americans.”

Twenty-eight percent said it “understands the issues everyday Americans are facing,” and 21 percent are undecided or have no assessment.

Morning Consult conducted its latest survey of 2,006 U.S. adults via online interviews from April 25 to 26. It has a margin of error of 2 percentage points.