Poll: Majority of GOP agrees news media is ‘enemy of the people’

Washington (CNN)A majority of Republicans said they believed the news media is “the enemy of the people” rather than “an important part of democracy” in a poll released Tuesday. Quinnipiac took its poll of 1,175 voters from August 9-13 and said the results have a margin of error plus/minus 3.4 percentage points. The overall numbers have held somewhat steady over the past few months of Quinnipiac asking the same question about the news media, mirroring Trump’s frequent declarations about “fake news” as the enemy of the people. A July release…

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