President Trump declared Monday that his political base is “bigger & stronger than ever before” despite recent polling — which he branded “fake” — that shows a drop-off in support. …
The Trump base is far bigger & stronger than ever before (despite some phony Fake News polling). Look at rallies in Penn, Iowa, Ohio…….
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 7, 2017
Trump’s assessment comes amid a series of actions taken by the president’s political operation to bolster support among his core backers at a time when his overall job approval is at a record low for this early a point in a presidency. CONT.
John Wagner, Washington Post