Radio giant Michael Savage, whom President Donald Trump has credited as a key to his victory last November, told his listeners Wednesday that amid a relentless “assault” by the “government-media complex,” the president “continues to do the job we sent him to Washington to do.”
“Now, if you think I’m going to abandon him like all the ‘Never-Trumpers,’ if you think I’m going to stab him in the back and jump ship because all the others are doing it, I’m not going to do that,” Savage said.
Savage said he refuses to “join the chorus of those who were for (Sen. Ted) Cruz or for any of the other lessers who could not win.”
“They’re now sticking a knife in Trump’s back as he is in trouble,” the talk host said. “The answer is stick a knife in the other party’s back, not in his back.”
After winning accolades on his trip to the Middle East and Europe, Trump returned last week to the ongoing investigations and anonymous-sourced establishment-media stories about alleged campaign collusion with Russia.
Savage said that if he were Trump, he would hire 100 aggressive “Roy Cohn-like lawyers” who would “investigate all of those who were persecuting me with these false charges,” referring to Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s chief counsel, who later mentored Trump.
“I would put 10 investigators on every senator, every congressman, every reporter who has it in for me,” he said. “And once I turn over every rock in their lives and I expose what’s real about their pollution, you will see most of this will go away.”
Savage, who launched a petition drive this month asking Trump to demand that Britain remove him from its travel ban, said it’s “astonishing to me how successful propaganda can be.”
“It’s shocking to me how they can take a man like Donald Trump, as flawed as he is, and turn him into a villain,” Savage said. “A villain he is not. Flawed he is. And how by attacking Trump what they’re really doing is attacking the Americans who voted for Trump.”
Savage said that by attacking Trump, the media and its political allies are saying: “Drop dead on the border with Mexico. We love the drugs. We love the crime. We love the illegal aliens. We love the meth dealers pouring over the border. We love the throat cutters with tattoos. We want more of them in our cities, because we love the drug trade.”
“They’re attacking the core of the nation. They’re attacking every last one of us that voted for Trump,” Savage said.
He said the “battle lines are drawn,” and “I’m not jumping ship just because you think it is convenient to do so! I am a loyal man!”
Savage asked why, for eight years, regardless of what Obama did, the media insisted he should not be criticized.
“No matter how he abused the taxpayer; no matter what nefarious deal he was involved in. $150 billion sent to Iran? Where’d the money come from?” Savage asked.
“Where were all the brave Wolf Blitzers and Jake Tappers at that time? How come they didn’t raise one voice of protest?”
WND reported earlier this month Savage recalled predicting three weeks before the November election that if Trump won, the Democrats would claim his victory was illegitimate, tying it to Russian interference. It was during the October interview, that Trump told Savage that if he won the White House, he might meet with Putin prior to the inauguration.
On May 10, Savage dedicated his show to asking listeners for their input on how to save the Trump presidency. Savage said Trump should begin with curbing his use of social media and his reliance on family members for advice. And he urged the president to back off on his public presence.
WND also reported this month Internet news powerhouse Matt Drudge claimed advisers to President Trump who were leaking information to news media were “deliberately sabotaging” his presidency.