Trump first slammed the media in an interview with ABC News. Then on January 26, during his address to the Republican Leadership Retreat, Trump said that the March for Life will have hundreds of thousands of people but the mainstream media will barely cover it if it all.
“You know, the press never gives them the credit that they deserve. They’ll have three hundred, four hundred, five hundred, six hundred thousand people, you won’t even read about it,” he said.
Then President Trump referred to how pro-life Vice President Mike Pence will address the gathering.
“And by the way, on Friday, a lot of people are going to be showing up to Washington, right Mike?” Trump said.
“A lot of people.”
“When other people show up, you read big-time about it, right?” Trump asked the crowd, referring to the pro-abortion Women’s March “So it’s not fair,” Trump added.
“But nothing fair about the media. Nothing.” Trump also defended his decision to sign the Mexico City Policy, defunding International Planned Parenthood.