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

President TrumpDonald John TrumpNational Archives says it altered Trump signs, other messages in Women's March photo Dems plan marathon prep for Senate trial, wary of Trump trying to 'game' the process Democratic lawmaker dismisses GOP lawsuit threat: 'Take your letter and shove it' 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 DobbsGOP group launches ad campaign urging senators to call witnesses at impeachment trial Pelosi accepts Collins's apology for saying Democrats are 'in love with terrorists' Trump signs first phase of US-China trade 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 IngrahamBill Kristol on McSally calling CNN reporter a liberal hack: 'I guess I'm liberal' McSally dismisses calls to apologize to CNN's Raju for 'liberal hack' comment: 'Called it like it is' State Department cancels two classified congressional briefings on Iran, embassy security MORE, Harris Faulkner, Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceFox's Chris Wallace asks if Trump legal team filled with people who have their own axe to grind Chris Wallace: Pelosi plan to force 'McConnell to bow to her will' was a 'total failure' The Hill's Morning Report - Impeachment week MORE, Maria BartiromoMaria Sara BartiromoBannon says Trump should delay State of the Union until after impeachment trial Mnuchin dismisses 'rumor' that China's commitments in phase one of trade deal was changed in translation GOP rep: Pelosi is leaving a 'sad' legacy 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 HicksTrump must be removed — for more than reasons offered in impeachment 2019 in Photos: 35 pictures in politics Justice Dept releases another round of summaries from Mueller probe MORE, who departed the White House last year and now works for Fox Corporation.