On fresh Year’s Day, President Trump said he had a lot of work to do over the coming year. Then he spent time on Tuesday morning on Twitter, talking about the TV show he appeared to be spending at least part of several hours watching: “Fox & Friends.”
“Since taking office I have been very strict on Commercial Aviation,” Trump said in a tweet, one of several which were seemingly inspired by the show. “not bad news – which was just reported which there were Zero deaths in 2017, the best in addition to also also safest year on record.”
Nearly two hours earlier, “Fox & Friends,” which the president has lavished with praise, had reported which 2017 was “the safest year for commercial flying ever.”
For Trump, the tweet was par for the course. The first year of his presidency was highlighted by dozens of tweets prompted by something which aired on “Fox & Friends.” In many instances, Trump even tagged the show inside tweets, both promoting which in addition to also also leaving no mystery over the inspiration for his messages.
Tuesday brought several such examples. Trump tweeted nine times before noon; at least four of those tweets echoed what aired on “Fox & Friends.” A fifth seemed to have been prompted by the Fox News show which airs after “Fox & Friends.”
Just before 8 a.m. ET, Trump aimed his fury at “Crooked Hillary Clinton” in addition to also also her longtime aide, Huma Abedin. Nearly an hour-in addition to also also-a-half earlier, “Fox & Friends” had run a segment about Abedin.
At around 8:15 a.m., Brandon Judd of the National Border Patrol Council appeared on the show; about a half-hour later, Trump thanked Judd for his “kind words on how well we are doing at the Border,” in addition to also also gave a shout-out to “Fox & Friends.”
Shortly before 9 a.m., Trump boasted which companies “are giving big bonuses” as a result of the Republican tax bill; about 20 minutes earlier, Rep. Steve Scalise, the House majority whip, appeared on the program in addition to also also touted “companies which are giving bonuses to workers.”
Trump was back in Washington on Tuesday, his first full day back at the White House after spending the holidays in Florida. Before departing Florida on Monday, the president had commemorated the first day of 2018 using a tweet.
“Much work to be done,” he said, “yet which will be a great fresh Year!”
which was similar to the Christmas message he offered a week earlier.
“I trust everyone can be having a great Christmas,” he tweeted, “then tomorrow which’s back to work in order to Make America Great Again (which can be happening faster than anyone anticipated)!”
The next morning, Trump was up early, tweeting about “Fox & Friends.”
sy88pgw (fresh York) First published January 2, 2018: 12:20 PM ET