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Rubio: Many Republicans Won’t Criticize Trump Because ‘It Means Siding With’ the Media

If you’re wondering why more Republicans on Capitol Hill don’t speak out against President Trump, well, Marco Rubio says the answer is quite simple: the media.

His explanation comes after new poll numbers found that most Republicans (an astonishing 93%) think the media intentionally pushes fake news.

Rubio took to Twitter in response to say Republicans aren’t more publicly critical of the President, “even when they don’t agree with him,” because of the media:

And people agreed, but didn’t find the admission to necessarily be a good thing:

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