Fox News host dined with Trump this week

Fox News host dined with Trump this week
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President TrumpDonald John Trump20 weeks out from midterms, Dems and GOP brace for surprises Sessions responds to Nazi comparisons: 'They were keeping the Jews from leaving' Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing this week MORE dined with Fox News's Jesse Watters on Monday night.

The dinner is further evidence of the president's close ties to the cable news network. Trump has often provided one-on-one interviews to Fox News hosts, including Watters, during his presidency.

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He also reportedly regularly watches the network's programming and often calls the hosts afterward to discuss segments he did or did not like. And Watters and fellow Fox News host Tucker Carlson are among the few Twitter users that Trump follows

On Thursday night, Watters tweeted a picture of a menu signed by Trump.

Former deputy assistant to the president Sebastian GorkaSebastian Lukacs GorkaIs the Department of Justice inspector general truly impartial? Kim Jong Un understands Trump better than the G-7 did Hannity and Gorka headed to Singapore for Trump-Kim summit MORE also reportedly joined the men for the dinner, according to the Daily Beast. Trump reportedly told Gorka that he misses him.

Gorka, who is currently a contributor to Fox News and The Hill, left his White House post last year in August shortly after his boss, Stephen Bannon, left.