Here’s Why Trump Has Turned on Fox News

He hasn’t added it to his “fake news” list, but Donald Trump doesn’t seem to be a fan of Fox News anymore.

Trump, on Thursday, dropped a series of tweets lambasting the network, saying it is “much different than it used to be in the good old days” and “whoever the Pollster is, they suck”.

The two statements came after Fox issued a poll showing “record support” for Trump’s impeachment. The network saw the number of people supporting Trump’s impeachment and removal from office jump from 42% in July to 51% now. The number saying he should not be impeached fell from 45% to 40%. The poll noted that increase for impeachment was up among both Democrats and Republicans.

Trump, in his tweetstorm, said he had never received a good Fox News poll, even when he was a candidate. But after lambasting the pollster, he went after several on-air personalities, including Andrew Napolitano (“who wanted to be a Supreme Court Justice & I turned him down”), Shepard Smith and Donna Brazile.

“[Fox News] doesn’t deliver for US anymore,” said Trump “It is so different than it used to be. Oh well, I’m President!”

Just a week ago, Trump was quoting Fox News hosts in his Twitter feed. And, while he savaged the network itself on Thursday, his long standing friendship with the network’s most popular talk show host, Sean Hannity, doesn’t seem to have suffered.

This isn’t the first time Trump has ripped into Fox News via Twitter. In July he fired off a series of derogatory Tweets, saying the network “forgot the people who got them there!”

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