On Sunday, President Donald Trump directed more critical comments towards his favorite cable news network, which he blasted for “moving more and more to the losing (wrong) side” and forgetting “the people who got them there” by hosting a town hall for Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg.
“Hard to believe that@FoxNews is wasting airtime on Mayor Pete, as Chris Wallace likes to call him. Fox is moving more and more towards the wrong side in covering the Dems. “They got dumped from the Democrats boring debates, and they just want to in. They forgot the people who got them there,” President Donald Trump tweeted.
On his introduction to the show, Wallace said Buttigieg is “different, he breaks the mold and voters seem to very intrigued by that at this point.”
Wallace compared Buttigieg’s fast-growing popularity to that of former president Barack Obama.
Trump tweeted that Wallace never speaks as well of him as he does of Buttigieg.
Chris Wallace said, “I actually think, whether you like his opinion or not, that Mayor Pete has a lot of substance…..fascinating biography.
Buttigieg’s rising profile has caught Trump’s attention over the last few weeks. He referred to him as Alfred E. Newman, the goofy gap-toothed cover boy with protruding ears of US humor magazine Mad.
“Alfred E. Newman will never be president,” Trump wrote, using a more anglicized spelling of the name.
However Buttigieg said that the comments didn’t get under his skin.
The tweets are- I don’t care, “he said, triggering applause from the audience at Stevens High School in Claremont, N.H.