Fox & Friends’ One-on-One With Trump Didn’t Go as Planned

By Chris Ariens 

“Wow, the highest rated (by far) morning show, @foxandfriends, is on the Front Lawn of the White House,” tweeted President Trump at 7:50 a.m. this morning. “Maybe I’ll have to take an unannounced trip down to see them?”

And so he did. Just before 8:30 a.m. ET this made-by-the-media president created another made-for-TV moment.

As he walked to Fox News’ White House South Lawn position, a gaggle of reporters including ABC’s Kyra Phillips and CBS’s Weijia Jang asked questions about Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort and immigrant children being separated from their parents at the U.S. border, all as Fox’s Peter Doocy escorted the president to his father, Steve Doocy, waiting at the Fox position.


After his interview with Doocy, Trump had to make his way back to the residence. And the reporters were waiting: