- The president sent out the survey just hours after he ranted against the press
- It included questions that had a similar tone to much of Trump's earlier remarks
- 'You are our last line of defense against the media’s hit jobs,' a Trump letter read
- Trump stepped up his attacks on the press while speaking at the White House
Fresh off his latest attack of the 'mainstream media', Donald Trump is asking his supporters if they endorse his 'fake' news beliefs.
Trump sent out a quiz, titled the 'Mainstream Media Accountability Survey,' to his fans on Thursday night.
The opening question in the survey asks: 'Do you believe that the mainstream media has reported unfairly on our movement?'
It offers up a quartet of options - 'yes', 'no', 'no opinion', and 'other, please specify'.
The next few questions then ask his fans to comment on whether or not they trust specific news outlets: MSNBC, CNN, and Fox News.
Donald Trump has asked his supporters to file out a bizarre survey about the media just hours after he ranted against the press on Thursday
Trump emailed his supporters a link to his, 'Mainstream Media Accountability Survey' on Thursday
The questions are written in a way that supports Trump's frequent claim he has been the victim of a big, bad, media class that is out to get him.
'On which issues does the mainstream media do the worst job of representing Republicans?' one question asks.
'Do you believe that the media creates false feuds within our Party in order to make us seem divided?' another reads.
In total, there are 25 questions covering a series of issues Trump has raised on a number of occasions with the media - which has been referred to by his chief strategist Steve Bannon as 'the opposition party'.
There were 25 questions - many of which focused on a number of issues Trump has claimed exist in recent months
The letter Trump sent to people on his mailing list, along with a link to the quiz, set the table for how the president wanted recipients to feel when they answered the questions.
'Please take the Mainstream Media Accountability Survey to do your part to fight back against the media’s attacks and deceptions,' it read.
'You know that I don’t trust the media to report on anything we achieve. Instead, you – the American people – are our last line of defense against the media’s hit jobs.
'You are our greatest asset in helping our movement deliver the truth to the American people.
'Over these next four years, our movement will be subjected to some of the nastiest attacks you can imagine.
'But just like during the campaign, we need to stay focused on getting the job done and accomplishing our shared goal to Make America Great Again!
'That’s why I’ve made it a point to cut through the media’s noise and go straight to the American people. It worked during the campaign, and it will work again over these next four years.
'But I can’t do it alone. I need you by my side, supporting our message and doing your part to get the truth to the American voter.'
Trump attacked almost all media outlets during his bizarre press conference on Thursday, but singled out CNN and the BBC for additional vitriol.
He referred to CNN as 'very fake news', which is seemingly a step up from his previous claim the network was 'fake news'.
Donald Trump speaks during a press conference on February 16, 2017, at the White House
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