At MAGA rally, President Trump complained about a hair-splitting political press as he rattled off a list of record or near-record unemployment numbers.

President Trump complained about a hair-splitting political press as he rattled off a list of record or near-record unemployment numbers, and pointed to the media pen:
 
“And remember this: If I make any misstatement, if I’m off by just a little tiny bit, those people back there will be – headlines! So I have to be very careful. Fake news. They’re fake! They are fake. They are fakers!”
 
At this point, the crowd erupted in a chant of “CNN sucks! CNN sucks! CNN sucks!”
 
POTUS responded: “I’ll tell you, you know what sucks? Their ratings suck.”
 
More cheers.
 
 Unrelated: Donald Trump Jr. warmed up the crowd before the traveling press arrived.
 
Asked for a statement about tonight’s rally, Don Jr. told your pooler in a text message: “Wisconsin is an incredible state. My father promised to fight for the forgotten men and women of this great country. It is Wisconsin that helped deliver our victory in 2016 and now he is delivering results for the amazing patriots of Wisconsin.”

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