Trump’s split screen: 2 hours of virtual conversation between Trump and ‘Fox & Friends’

For several days, Trump’s staff kept him away from television cameras. He spent the weekend hiding in his private Florida club, then was reported returned to the White House to sign a new travel ban in private and allow others to the release of the long awaited legislation healthcare tout, while trying his aides to defend his thesis that former President Barack Obama had tapped Trump Tower in New York City.The president’s address to a joint session of Congress last week, a rare victory for the chaotic White House, was a distant memory.

Early Tuesday morning, President Trump tuned into “Fox & Friends.jpg

On the Fox News Channel’s popular morning show, it was “National Pancake Day” — and the three anchors sat on a white couch and ogled three towering stacks of pancakes drizzled with syrup. (“This is the biggest stack I’ve ever seen in my life,” co-host Brian Kilmeade declared.)

At about 6:12 a.m. on the East Coast, it was time for some “HEADLINES.”

“A win in the war on terror,” a woman’s voice declared. “The Trump administration just killed a former Guantanamo Bay detainee released by Barack Obama. Yasir al Silmi, once considered the worst of the worst, killed in a U.S. airstrike in Yemen. He had been released back in 2009 even though the Department of Defense recommended that he stay behind bars. One-hundred-twenty-two prisoners released from Gitmo have returned to the battlefield.” More Details Here

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