Just 37 percent of voters think the media do not fabricate stories, the poll shows, while the remaining 17 percent are undecided.
The President who regularly finds himself in the midst of controversies through his words and actions, referenced a Politico/Morning Consult poll that discovered that 46 percent of Americans believe the media makes up stories about his administration and claimed further that the rate of dissatisfaction with the media surpasses the figure that was revealed.
Almost half of voters (46 percent) say they think the news media make up stories about President Donald Trump and his administration, according to a poll conducted by POLITICO and Morning Consult.
Thirty-seven percent of Americans approve of Donald Trump's job performance as president, while 57 percent disapprove, according to a new CNN poll.
Yet despite Trump's constant rhetorical assault on the media, trust in some news organizations has risen during the president's time in office. 44 percent of Independents and 20 percents of Democrats responded similarly.
Recent comments on the subject include his Tuesday tweet, "So much Fake News being put in dying magazines and newspapers".
Pres. Trump, who frequently feuds with the media, Tweeted that he thinks the number is "much worse".
Moreover, NBC News published a story last week alleging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's decision to resign. You watch what they report, it bears no relationship to what I'm doing.
The poll was conducted from October 15-17 among 1,093 adults. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.