VP Mike Pence claims during Fox News appearance that media oppose Trump’s re-election, “present network excepted”

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Citation From the June 16, 2020, edition of Fox News’ Fox & Friends

BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): Mr. Vice President, I know it's June, you've got until November. But even Rassmussen, which has been kind to Republicans — especially your administration, the president's administration — has you trailing by double figures. Do you look at yourself right now, as trailing to Joe Biden?

VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE: Well, I see all of those polls, and I've got to tell you, Brian, I'm having flashbacks to 2016. I, you know, have — when I was added to this ticket at the national convention, I don't know that there was ever a poll that ever had President Donald Trump leading in the election. And you know, I feel like we're going back to the future in polling again.

You know, what I saw in the Pittsburgh area last week, and the president went up to Maine, and literally the streets were lined ten deep, and the response that we've gotten today as I head out to Iowa.

I just have to tell you, I sense a tremendous amount of enthusiasm despite — present company excepted, present network excepted — despite the overwhelming opposition, not just from Democrats, but from their allies in the media, I sense a tremendous amount of enthusiasm around the country. It's one of the reasons the president and I were anxious to get back out, start telling the story about safely reopening, to get back out and do a rally, it's to reconnect with the American people.

And I have every confidence that President Trump, taking that message, all of us taking that message all across the country, the American people are going to give us four more years to make America great again — again.