"Fox & Friends" co-host Ainsley Earhardt will sit down with President TrumpDonald TrumpFormer Sen. Heller to run for Nevada governor Overnight Defense & National Security — Milley becomes lightning rod Joint Chiefs Chairman Milley becomes lightning rod on right MORE this Thursday for a one-on-one interview, according to a Tuesday announcement from the network.
"During the one-on-one interview, the president will discuss the top news headlines of the day, including midterms, foreign policy and immigration," reads the announcement regarding the Fox News morning show appearance.
Trump has lauded "Fox & Friends" on numerous occasions since taking office and reportedly watches the program on a regular basis.
Was @foxandfriends just named the most influential show in news? You deserve it - three great people! The many Fake News Hate Shows should study your formula for success!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 21, 2017
Thank you to @foxandfriends for exposing the truth. Perhaps that’s why your ratings are soooo much better than your untruthful competition!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 5, 2018
The president has appeared on Fox News or Fox Business more than two dozen times since taking office 19 months ago, including most recently on July 16 and 17 with prime-time hosts Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson, respectively, following the Helsinki, Finland, summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Trump has been somewhat more active in granting other news organizations more interviews in recent weeks, including Reuters on Monday, CBS News on July 18 and ABC News on June 12.
The president has not appeared on cable news rivals CNN since August 2016 and MSNBC since May 2016.