President Trump’s second oldest son Eric has claimed that negative media coverage of his father is so ferocious that it would lead another person to depression and then suicide.
The 33-year-old businessman made the comments on the Joe Pags Show, a nationally syndicated radio program, where he also said the president had to tune out negative coverage from the mainstream media.
“If they weren’t talking about you, you wouldn’t be doing something right and it’s important to keep it in context, otherwise quite frankly you’d probably end up killing yourself out of depression,” Trump told the host Joe Pagliarulo, according to The Hill. He also explained that the first family take the coverage with a “with a grain of salt.”
“It’s the media, the mainstream media, who does not want [the president] to succeed. It’s government who does not want him to succeed…No matter what he does, he’s going to get hit, and listen, I think you have to tune it out.”
Throughout the interview, Trump continued to attack the political establishment and the mainstream media that he said dealt in “fake news.”
“Politics is nasty, it’s the nastiest business I’ve ever seen,” he said. “No matter what [the president] does,…
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