Lara Trump to 'Fox & Friends': Trump 'one of the greatest presidents we've ever had'

Lara Trump said President TrumpDonald John TrumpWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio Democrats debate in Ohio: Who came out on top? MORE will go down as one of the "greatest presidents we've ever had" during an interview alongside her husband Eric TrumpEric Frederick TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report — Arrest of Giuliani associates triggers many questions Trump bashes Biden at Minnesota rally, asks 'Where's Hunter?' 'Off-script' Trump rails against impeachment, Democrats at feisty rally MORE on "Fox & Friends" on Friday morning. 

Asked whether the couple needed "really thick skin" given the criticism and negative coverage of Trump, Lara Trump told co-host Ainsley Earhardt that they believe they are on the "right side of history."


“We all sleep well at night knowing that we’re behind a man who is leading this country in the right direction, who will go down in history as one of the greatest presidents we’ve ever had. So we know we’re doing the right thing and fighting for the right thing,” she said.

“Does it get to your dad?” Earhardt asked Eric Trump. 

“You have to understand it for what it is. It is the most vicious game in the world," he replied. "If you really compartmentalize it, it’s the most vicious game in the world. We walked into a system that they did not want us in. They did not want my father there.”

“They still don’t," co-host Steve Doocy injected. 

“Of course they don’t," the president's son continued. "And honestly, what do they do? They lash out, make up conspiracies, harass, subpoena, they do this, they do that, when the guy is single-handedly focused on trying to fix this country." 

Eric Trump, 35, is executive vice president of the Trump Organization and runs the company with older brother Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpWhite House condemns violent video Backlash erupts at video depicting Trump killing media, critics WHCA calls on Trump to denounce video depicting him shooting media outlets MORE 

The president said in an interview published Friday that he believes daughter Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpBiden praises Buttigieg for criticizing GOP attacks: 'That's a good man' Buttigieg knocks Trump as a 'walking conflict of interest' Stephen Miller defends Trump, accuses Democrats of 'witch hunt part two' MORE, who currently serves as one of his senior adviser along with son-in-law Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerButtigieg knocks Trump as a 'walking conflict of interest' Biden's weak response to Trump is a lesson for Democratic candidates Mark Hamill zings Ivanka Trump for 'Star Wars' tweet MORE, would be a strong presidential contender if she ever decided to run.

“If she ever wanted to run for president,” President Trump told The Atlantic, “I think she’d be very, very hard to beat.”