During his interview with CNN’s “AC360” anchor Anderson Cooper that aired on Wednesday, real estate mogul Donald Trump, a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, took aim at the media after he accusing Cooper of only being interested in the negative when it came to his campaign.
Trump went on say the political media often acts dishonest and thus had fallen out of favor with the American public.
“You know, I have always been covered, fairly, accurately because it was usually a financial press,” he explained. “And you know numbers are numbers and my numbers happen to be great. So, I was always sort of treated fair. With the media it’s, not all cases, some, some of the political media is great. And really honest. Even if they’ve don’t want to want to be, they’re really honest. But I find that 60 percent, 70 percent of the political media is really, really dishonest. You know I tell the story, the American dream — I talk about the American dream in speeches. The American dream is dead but I’m going to make it bigger, better and stronger than ever before. The American dream is dead. But i’m going to make it bigger, stronger. Right. And I go ‘boom!’ and I do it with great bravado and the audience goes crazy.”
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