Sarah Huckabee Sanders opened up this year’s White House press briefing by recapping the Year in Trump, but one reporter brought up the president’s low approval numbers.
Huckabee Sanders listed everything President Donald Trump’s administration has gotten done over the past year, up to today’s tax reform vote.
The current RCP poll average has Trump’s approval rating at 38.4%.
When asked why — despite the touted accomplishments — Trump’s numbers are that low, Huckabee Sanders said this:
“While the President and this administration has been very focused on how we can better help the American people, I think oftentimes the media is focused on other things, certainly not talking about the growing economy, certainly not talking about the crushing of ISIS, not talking about the creation of jobs. If you look at the amount of time that is spent on negative coverage of this President, 90 percent of the coverage is negative about this President when, as you just said, I listed off a number of things that have been pretty historic in nature in this first year. And if people were focused a lot more on those things in the media, I think that his numbers would be a lot higher. We anticipate that they’re gonna go up as more and more of these things continue to happen.”
Watch above, via Fox News.
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