WATCH: Trump praises his rally audience for not acting like ‘credible people’ after 'CNN sucks' chant
President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Manchester, New Hampshire (screengrab)

President Donald Trump praised an unruly crowd at a 2020 re-election campaign rally in Manchester, New Hampshire on Tuesday.


Trump was falsely claiming that China is paying for the tariffs in his trade war when he went off on the press.

"But when you listen to the fake news -- look how many there are," he said as he gazed out to the press area.

He then stepped back from the microphone as his supporters booed the concept of a free press.

The crowd started chanting, "CNN sucks."

"Are we sure that we are in New Hampshire?" Trump asked. "You know, you have a reputation

— I know it is not true because I know you too well. You have a reputation of being staid, very elegant, staid, and credible people. You are not acting it tonight and that's good.

"That is a good thing," Trump argued.

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