Former President Donald Trump attacked former Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on social media on Tuesday, accusing her of misreporting poll numbers during a Fox News appearance.
“Kayleigh ‘Milktoast’ McEnany just released the wrong poll numbers on Fox News. Desanctimonias is up 34 points instead of 25. 25 is great, but not 34.” “She knew the numbers had been revised upwards by the group that conducted the polls,” Trump said. I have writtenbefore concluding, “RINOS and Globalists can get her. FoxNews should only use real stars!!!”
— Curtis Houck (@CurtisHouck) May 31, 2023
The criticism came after McEnany, now co-host of Fox News “Outnumbered,” said Trump in an Iowa poll after Republican presidential candidate Ron DeSantis announced his plans to run for president. It came after he claimed he was shown to be “closing the gap” with voters. 2024 White House, according to The Hill.
Trump did not specify which polls he was referring to in his criticism. Pole A poll conducted by Donald Trump’s pollsters between April 27 and April 30 found that Trump had 54% approval among Iowa voters, compared to DeSantis. was 20%. The figure is in line with a poll also conducted in April. winning insightshowed that the former president won 54% of the vote, with DeSantis coming in second with 24%. With Donald Trump out of the ballot, the same poll showed DeSantis leading 59%. (Related: Kayleigh McEnany reveals how DeSantis will beat Trump in 2024 primaries)
President Trump’s reference to “milk toast” misspelled word “Milk toast” – means a timid or weak person. It’s unclear why President Trump used the term to refer to McEnany, who often commanded the podium during his time as press secretary, but Republican Texas Congressman Chip Roy later used the term on Fox’s “Ingraham Angle.” repeated.
While filling in for Fox News host Laura Ingraham, McEnany asked Roy about his opposition to the debt ceiling deal and accused him of offering a “real alternative.” In response, Roy appeared to refer to President Trump’s earlier attack on McEnany, saying, “Everything we’re seeing… this deal that was made this weekend is pretty bad. What does that word mean to you?” Even if it makes sense,” Roy said. said.