By John Eggerton, Broadcasting & Cable Online, 4-24-17

President Donald Trump attacked ABC and NBC polls as fake news and “totally wrong in general” Monday morning, quoting from parts of an ABC News/Washington Post poll that said 53% said Trump was a strong leader and saying new polls were “very good considering that much of the media is FAKE and almost always negative.”

He also continued to maintain he would have won the popular vote, a curious claim that surfaces periodically.

He tweeted the assertion “Would still beat Hillary in popular vote,” though it was unclear what he meant since Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by several million.

An NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released April 23 found that 54% disapproved of the job President Trump was doing, compared with 40% who approved.  The poll found that 82% of Republicans approved of the president’s job performance to date (he marks his first 100 days in office April 29), while only 30% of independents and 7% of Democrats approved.  » Read More