Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Thursday, May 10, 2018

A majority of Republicans said President Trump is being framed by the FBI and the Department of Justice, according to a new poll from The Economist/YouGov released Wednesday. When asked if Trump is being framed, 61 percent of Republicans said he is. Seventeen percent said he is not and 21 percent said they are not sure. Trump has in recent months leveled heavy criticism at the FBI and the Justice Department regarding the investigation into possible Russian interference during the 2016 presidential election. He frequently refers to the probe as a "witch hunt" and accuses leadership at the agencies of being corrupt. During an appearance on the "Fox & Friends" morning show last month, Trump threatened to intervene at the Justice Department.

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These are deluded, or simply stupid, people.

#1 | Posted by Zed at 2018-05-10 02:07 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

If Trump were Black, some of these Republicans would have shot him for his antics years ago.

#2 | Posted by Zed at 2018-05-10 02:08 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Many know better but they'll continue to say it.

#3 | Posted by danni at 2018-05-10 02:19 PM | Reply

Deplorable.

#4 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-05-10 02:20 PM | Reply

Not surprised. Majority of Republicans thought Obama was born outside the US and was a secret Muslim.

Republicans are not smart people or have a clue what is going on.

#5 | Posted by Sycophant at 2018-05-10 02:26 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

The ability to pick and choose your reality channels in the 21st century is proving to have significant consequences.

#6 | Posted by schifferbrains at 2018-05-10 02:32 PM | Reply

63% of Republicans approve of Trumps handling of the budget deficit.

Since when do polls exclusive target mental institutions?

#7 | Posted by 726 at 2018-05-10 03:03 PM | Reply

When you hate the rule of law and hate the United States, it is very easy to side against the FBI.

#8 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2018-05-10 05:08 PM | Reply

Welp this seals it. Republicans are definitely too stupid to walk and chew gum at the same time.

#9 | Posted by jpw at 2018-05-10 06:49 PM | Reply

Majority of Republicans believe in the Deep State, if I had to guess.

#10 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-05-11 12:14 AM | Reply

It's because the investigation started with "Trump's collusion with Putin" and is now "Stormy, did the president tell you he loved you?".

#11 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2018-05-11 09:07 AM | Reply

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