President Donald Trump on Saturday doubled down on his claim that he “inherited a mess,” urging his Twitter followers again to not “believe the main stream” media.
“Don’t believe the main stream (fake news) media.The White House is running VERY WELL. I inherited a MESS and am in the process of fixing it,” the president tweeted while his motorcade was en route to Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, according to pool reports.
On Thursday, Trump held a heated press conference where he first claimed he “inherited a mess” and that the “dishonest media” is not giving him the proper credit he deserves.
Following weeks of damaging leaks and reports of turmoil within his administration, Trump is returning to his campaign-trail comfort zone: speaking in front of thousands of supporters and a pool of TV cameras Saturday evening at AeroMod International hangar at Orlando Melbourne International Airport. The event is being held by his campaign.
Twenty minutes after Trump’s first tweet, he wrote on Twitter: “Will be having many meetings this weekend at The Southern White House. Big 5:00 P.M. speech in Melbourne, Florida. A lot to talk about!”