Trump: 'Fake News Media' only give me credit for 1 congressional win

Trump: 'Fake News Media' only give me credit for 1 congressional win
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President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump PACs brought in over M for the first half of 2021 Chicago owes Trump M tax refund, state's attorney mounts legal challenge Biden hits resistance from unions on vaccine requirement MORE in a tweet on Sunday promoted Republican Pennsylvania congressional candidate Rick Saccone, touting five GOP congressional wins in the first year of his presidency.

“The Republicans are 5-0 in recent Congressional races, a point which the Fake News Media continuously fails to mention,” Trump wrote on Twitter. 


“I backed and campaigned for all of the winners. They give me credit for one. Hopefully, Rick Saccone will be another big win on Tuesday.”

The president appears to be referring to the victories of Reps. Karen HandelKaren Christine HandelOssoff defeats Perdue in Georgia Senate runoff McBath wins rematch against Handel in Georgia House race House Democrats' campaign arm reserves .6M in ads in competitive districts MORE (R-Ga.), Greg GianforteGregory Richard GianforteBipartisan governors press Biden administration on Canadian border restrictions Overnight Energy: Haaland, Native American leaders press for Indigenous land protections | Biden to return to pre-Obama water protections | Western governors ask Biden for aid on wildfires Western governors ask Biden for aid on wildfires MORE (R-Mont.), Ron EstesRonald (Ron) Gene EstesThe case for improving America's research and experimentation tax credit To encourage innovation, Congress should pass two bills protecting important R&D tax provision Lobbying world MORE (R-Kan.), Ralph NormanRalph Warren NormanTempers flare as some in GOP ignore new House mask mandate Greene, Massie, Norman sue Pelosi over mask fines GOP brawls over Trump on eve of first Jan. 6 hearing MORE (R-S.C.) and John Curtis (R-Utah). All five House members were elected in special elections last year.

Democrat Doug Jones defeated Trump-backed Roy MooreRoy Stewart MooreRoy Moore loses lawsuit against Sacha Baron Cohen Shelby backs ex-aide over Trump-favored candidate in Alabama Senate race Of inmates and asylums: Today's House Republicans make the John Birchers look quaint MORE last December, however, in the Alabama special election to fill Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsWant to evaluate Donald Trump's judgment? Listen to Donald Trump Democrat stalls Biden's border nominee Garland strikes down Trump-era immigration court rule, empowering judges to pause cases MORE’s former U.S. Senate seat.

Trump’s latest remark comes ahead of the heated Pennsylvania 18th Congressional District race on Tuesday, when Saccone faces off against Democrat Conor Lamb in a district Trump won by 19 points in the 2016 election.