Trump touts his supporters as being ‘smartest’ and ‘most loyal’ in America’s history 

President Trump called his supporters “the smartest, strongest, most hard working and most loyal that we have seen” in the history of the United States. 

He made the comment on Twitter Saturday morning, adding, “It is a beautiful thing to watch as we win elections and gather support from all over the country. As we get stronger, so does our country. Best numbers ever!”

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U.S. President Donald Trump disembarks Air Force One as he arrives in Singapore June 10, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at Paya Lebar Air Base in Singapore, before his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, June 10, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Women sing the U.S. national anthem as they wait for the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump outside the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore June 10, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su
US President Donald Trump waves after Air Force One arrived at Paya Lebar Air Base in Singapore on June 10, 2018, ahead of his planned meeting with North Korea's leader. - Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump will meet on June 12 for an unprecedented summit in an attempt to address the last festering legacy of the Cold War, with the US president calling it a 'one time shot' at peace. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump walks down the stairs after Air Force One arrived at Paya Lebar Air Base in Singapore on June 10, 2018 ahead of his planned meeting with North Korea's leader. - Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump will meet on June 12 for an unprecedented summit in an attempt to address the last festering legacy of the Cold War, with the US president calling it a 'one time shot' at peace. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Members of media wait in line at the registration desk of the media center for the DPRK-USA Singapore Summit in Singapore, on Sunday, June 10, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will hold their historic Singapore summit at the Capella Hotel on the city-states Sentosa Island on June 12. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
US President Donald Trump walks off Air Force One upon his arrival at Paya Lebar Air Base in Singapore on June 10, 2018, ahead of his planned meeting with North Korea's leader. - Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump will meet on June 12 for an unprecedented summit in an attempt to address the last festering legacy of the Cold War, with the US president calling it a 'one time shot' at peace. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
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The first line of his message praising his supporters may have been a response to a recently released exchange from November 9, 2016 where an FBI employee told a Bureau attorney, “Trump’s supporters are all poor to middle class, uneducated, lazy POS that think he will magically grant them jobs for doing nothing.”

In terms of the rest of Trump’s tweet, a recent New York Times report indicates that the president’s assessment about elections underway may have merit, stating, “[Senate] Republicans…have seen nearly every electoral variable turn in their direction in recent months.”

And while it is unknown which numbers Trump was referring to, his job approval ratings have tied his all-time high of 43 percent while his disapproval number has dipped to 46 percent, according to a new Monmouth poll

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