Trump: 'Top shows' on Fox News, cable are 'Fair (or great)' to me

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP senators balk at lengthy impeachment trial Warren goes local in race to build 2020 movement 2020 Democrats make play for veterans' votes MORE took aim at Fox News on Saturday, claiming that the network's top-rated shows and those with the best cable ratings are those that are "Fair (or great)" to him.

“Has anyone noticed that the top shows on @foxnews and cable ratings are those that are Fair (or great) to your favorite President, me! Congratulations to @seanhannity for being the number one shoe on Cable Television!” he tweeted, congratulating the network's host.

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Trump often touts positive coverage of himself, retweeting clips from Hannity, Lou DobbsLouis (Lou) Carl DobbsOn The Money: Trump rules out total rollback of Chinese tariffs | Buttigieg unveils T child care, college, housing plan | Global billionaires' wealth falls for first time since 2015 Trump rules out total rollback of Chinese tariffs Trump trade adviser pushes back on reports of US-China tariff deal MORE and “Fox & Friends” while hammering reports about him or his administration that he deems negative. He has often denounced other media outlets — particularly The New York Times and CNN — as "fake news" for their coverage.

The president, who has heaped praise on Fox News in the past, has gone after the network repeatedly recently after one of its polls showed him behind some of his 2020 Democratic opponents. Trump said the network is "only getting worse" and is not what it "used to be" after Fox announced it had hired former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna BrazileDonna Lease BrazileTrump says Fox News 'doesn't deliver for US anymore' after poll shows rising impeachment support Politicon announces lineup including Comey, Hannity, Priebus Trump: 'Top shows' on Fox News, cable are 'Fair (or great)' to me MORE as a contributor.

Trump said Sunday that Fox News is “HOPELESS & CLUELESS” for hiring Brazile as well as hosts Juan Williams and Shepard Smith, both of whom have voiced criticism of the White House in the past. 

Trump has appeared on Fox News multiple times throughout his administration, sitting down for interviews with Hannity, Laura IngrahamLaura Anne IngrahamBiden town hall on CNN finishes third in cable news race Ex-Virginia governor rips Laura Ingraham's 'racist kind of talk' about state demographics Senate Republicans struggle to coalesce behind an impeachment strategy MORE, Harris Faulkner, Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceChris Wallace: Taylor testimony 'very damaging to President Trump' Republicans, Democrats brace for first public testimony in impeachment inquiry Intelligence panel Democrat: 'I think we will end up calling' some witnesses on GOP list MORE, Maria BartiromoMaria Sara BartiromoTrump says Fox News 'doesn't deliver for US anymore' after poll shows rising impeachment support Graham vows to publicly question whistleblowers if Trump is impeached Giuliani can't say 100 percent Trump didn't threaten Ukraine aid MORE and the hosts of “Fox & Friends.”

He also previously hired former Fox News executive Bill Shine as communications director. Shine replaced Hope HicksHope Charlotte HicksFormer White House official won't testify, lawyer says Trump: 'Top shows' on Fox News, cable are 'Fair (or great)' to me Trump criticizes Fox, which 'isn't working for us anymore' MORE, who departed the White House last year and now works for Fox Corporation.