President Trump follows up press conference with bizarre email

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President Trump's press conference was a feisty and bizarre affair.

The New York Post went so far as to call it the wildest show on earth.

For an hour Trump sparred with the media, rejecting reports that his presidential campaign had been in contact with Russia and labeling the leaks real but the information fake.

Moments later, Trump's campaign sent an email to his supporters imploring them to fill out a Mainstream Media Accountability Survey to defend against the media's "hit jobs."

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US President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference on February 16, 2017, at the White House in Washington, DC. / AFP / Nicholas Kamm (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference on February 16, 2017, at the White House in Washington, DC. / AFP / Nicholas Kamm (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
CNN reporter Jim Acosta (Rear) listens to a question from Fox News Channel reporter John Roberts during a news conference by U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Vice Preisdent Mike Pence (L) and other White House staff and advisors including counselor Kellyanne Conway (R) listen during a news conference by U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions during a news conference at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (C) laughs along with Senior Advisor Jared Kushner (L) during a news conference by U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Reporters shout questions during a news conference by U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump holds a news conference at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions during a news conference at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Omarosa (C), White House director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison, takes a selfie prior to a news conference by U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Vice President Mike Pence (L-R), Senior Advisor Jared Kushner, Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Special Assistant Boris Epshteyn (R) all laugh at a response from U.S. President Donald Trump during a news conference at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
CNN reporter Jim Acosta asks a question during a news conference by U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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The 25 question survey asks things such as:

Did the media unfairly report on Trump's controversial travel ban?

Does the media properly fact-check before publishing their stories?

Was Trump's bombastic approach an effective way to, quote, "deliver our message straight to the people?"

Its unclear what the survey is actually meant to accomplish since the questions are framed in such a subjective light.

For example, one question asks: "Do you believe that if Republicans were obstructing Obama like Democrats are doing to President Trump, the mainstream media would attack Republicans?"

The survey does not mention the heavy media coverage of Republicans blockage of President Obama's Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland.

For all the talk of media distrust, one member did seem to enjoy Trump's press conference.

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh called Trump's performance "masterful" for its improvisation and tone, declaring it "just what the doctor ordered."

The president has since given Limbaugh a shout-out.

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