Bret Baier calls out Trump for lashing out at Fox News polls: 'Fox has not changed'

Fox News host Bret Baier on Monday called out President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump opens new line of impeachment attack for Democrats Bloomberg to spend 0M on anti-Trump ads in battleground states New witness claims first-hand account of Trump's push for Ukraine probes MORE over his continued criticism of the network's polling, rejecting the claim that the results indicated that something had "changed" at the network. 

The comments from Baier came just a day after Trump lambasted Fox News over a new poll showing him losing to four Democratic presidential candidates in hypothetical 2020 match-ups. 

"I don't know what's happening with Fox," Trump said Sunday before asserting that the network favored by conservatives had "changed." 

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“OK, well, Fox has not changed," Baier said on Fox News's "Special Report," pointing out that the network's news branch conducts polls and that the result of the latest survey "matches what we are seeing out there."

He then appeared to send a direct invite to the president to appear on his daily news program, noting that Trump had agreed to interviews with ABC and NBC earlier this year. 

"Mr. President, we’ve invited you on 'Special Report' many times. We’d love to have you back on. You’ve talked to George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosSenate Republicans can acquit Trump — but they cannot defend his conduct Scalise doesn't directly say whether it's OK for Trump to ask Ukraine to investigate political opponents White House officials work to tamp down controversies after a tumultuous week MORE and Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David ToddChuck Todd on impeachment hearing: Part of GOP 'just not accepting facts that are facts' Intelligence Democrat: Stop using 'quid pro quo' to describe Trump allegations Brown confirms he won't enter 2020 race: 'I think it's a good field' MORE. Come on back," he said, adding that he and Fox News anchor Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Former Ukraine envoy offers dramatic testimony Chris Wallace on Yovanovitch testimony: 'If you're not moved, you don't have a pulse' Bret Baier says Trump tweet added an article of impeachment in real time MORE cover the news "fair, balanced and unafraid.”

Trump has repeatedly decried the news media during his two-plus years in the White House, often referring to it as "fake news" and the "enemy of the people," but he mainly reserved praise for Fox News until recently. 

In July, he lashed out at the network after it released a poll showing him losing to former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBloomberg to spend 0M on anti-Trump ads in battleground states New witness claims first-hand account of Trump's push for Ukraine probes Obama cautions 2020 hopefuls against going too far left MORE in a hypothetical 2020 match-up. 

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"Fox News is at it again," he tweeted. "So different from what they used to be."

He reiterated that criticism just days after a new survey from Fox showed him losing to Biden, Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersBloomberg to spend 0M on anti-Trump ads in battleground states Obama cautions 2020 hopefuls against going too far left What are Democrats going to do once Donald Trump leaves office? MORE (I-Vt.), Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenBloomberg to spend 0M on anti-Trump ads in battleground states Obama cautions 2020 hopefuls against going too far left What are Democrats going to do once Donald Trump leaves office? MORE (D-Mass.) and Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisTrump to hold campaign rally in Florida later this month Overnight Health Care: Warren promises gradual move to 'Medicare for All' | Rivals dismiss Warren plan for first 100 days | White House unveils rules on disclosing hospital prices | Planned Parenthood wins case against anti-abortion group Harris introduces bill to prevent California wildfires MORE (D-Calif.). 

"Fox has changed. My worst polls have always been from Fox," he said. 

Trump has also attacked multiple network personalities recently. He claimed earlier this month that watching "fake news CNN" was better than watching anchor Shepard Smith. 

On Sunday, he lashed out at Fox News political analyst Juan Williams, saying the commentator was "nasty." 

Baier pushed back, tweeting Monday night that Williams was a "solid guy" and "good friend."