You know its bad for Trump when Fox News doesn’t approve. Not only have formerly loyal hosts been critiquing Trump as of late, but the notoriously right wing network released a poll showing 51 percent of voters are in favor of Trump’s possible impeachment and removal from office.
As usual, Trump had something to say about this:
From the day I announced I was running for President, I have NEVER had a good @FoxNews Poll. Whoever their Pollster is, they suck. But @FoxNews is also much different than it used to be in the good old days. With people like Andrew Napolitano, who wanted to be a Supreme….
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 10, 2019
More interesting than this tweet is the behind the scenes damage control. It’s apparent that Attorney General William Barr had a private meeting with Fox News chairman Rupert Murdoch last night, (per The Week) at Murdoch’s New York home. It’s unclear what was discussed or who was there for it, but one could imagine the conversation fell into coddling Trump’s bruised ego.