Trump Live-Tweeted Fox Hundreds Of Times This Year

Matt Gertz reports at Media Matters:

President Donald Trump tweeted in response to television programs he was watching nearly 300 times in the first six months of 2020, according to a Media Matters review.

More than nine in 10 of those tweets came in response to Fox News or its sister network, Fox Business, as the right-wing channels maintained their unprecedented influence over the federal government. Trump’s obsession with Fox is well-documented.

The president has stocked his administration with former Fox employees, invites its hosts to advise him on policy and politics, regularly praises his network supporters during public events and interviews, and lashes out whenever he finds its coverage less than adoring.

Read the full article. We’re 13 days into July and the live-tweeting count likely approaches 400 by now, with six live-tweets so far this morning.