President Trump appeared on Fox & Friends this past Tuesday, September 15, which came as a surprise to very few.
As he was signing off, the President announced he would appear on the show once a week from now until the election.
You can see his proclamation here:
People do generally visit their therapists once a week, I suppose https://t.co/Okl5Anf7gh— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1600171511.0
But, in an unexpected twist, host Steve Doocy pushed back against Trump's announcement after the President hung up.
Doocy said Fox News had not approved the plan and Democratic candidate Joe Biden was welcome to appear on the program any time.
After Trump repeated his plans to call into Fox & Friends every Monday and after he hung up, host Steve Doocy said… https://t.co/luwu5lurs7— Peter Alexander (@Peter Alexander)1600175756.0
FOX & Friends co-host Steve Doocy: “Mr. President, thank you very much. You may want to do it every week but FOX ha… https://t.co/iWv6yZqeU6— Peter Alexander (@Peter Alexander)1600177741.0
Many online heard some not-so-subtle shade in Doocy's remarks.
@revrrlewis Doocy's jab in there about the call being 47 minutes was actually hilarious.— Jo Dean Townsend (@Jo Dean Townsend)1600176297.0
@atrupar @yashar Doocy knows they’re blatantly committing an FCC violation not giving equal time. They’re all vapid… https://t.co/fXbTOJpjJe— EmSeels (@EmSeels)1600177144.0
OMG Steve Doocy just friend-zoned Trump. https://t.co/KBqXnt5pdV— Devin Nunes' Alt-Mom (@Devin Nunes' Alt-Mom)1600176278.0
It seems even Fox News has their limit when it comes to conversations with Donald Trump.
@NunesAlt It's not me, it's you.— Meaty Albatross (@Meaty Albatross)1600177208.0
Trump said he'll be on Fox & Friends every week & host Steve Doocy doesn't agree to have him Hey I ran out of mon… https://t.co/WOJCEKZXHB— Wendy Dupuis 🌊🌊🌊 (@Wendy Dupuis 🌊🌊🌊)1600180902.0
@atrupar Brian Kilmeade gets cut down to size for exceeding his authority by offering a regular booking on Fox & Fr… https://t.co/GkxkOGN4u9— Monty 🇺🇸Hamilton's Battery🇺🇸 Boa (@Monty 🇺🇸Hamilton's Battery🇺🇸 Boa)1600185599.0
Brian Kilmeade had initially accepted Trump's offer and seemed a little let down when Doocy stepped in.
Wow. The look on Brian Kilmeade’s face. 😂 Biden should take Steve Doocy’s offer. Biden on Fox and Friends w… https://t.co/Fzjp7cQAVJ— Alison (is NOT backing down) (@Alison (is NOT backing down))1600180759.0
@NunesAlt Brian Kilmeades face is the best. He’s so disappointed that Steve Doocy is raining on his love fest for DJT 😂😂😂— Dawn Deppeler (@Dawn Deppeler)1600222595.0
I only ever see clips of this show, is Doocy the alpha dog in this pack? https://t.co/0yfKuEJtyd— Mask wearing and still pretty distant Tom Tomorrow (@Mask wearing and still pretty distant Tom Tomorrow)1600181664.0
Trump's goodbye was one of many awkward moments from President.
Trump on Woodward's book: "I actually got to read it last night. I read it very quickly, and it was very boring."… https://t.co/EKlsOkgjfl— The Recount (@The Recount)1600171840.0
Even Fox & Friends knows the end is near when they have Steve Doocy tell crazy grandpa trump he can't just call them whenever he wants.— BrooklynDad_Defiant! (@BrooklynDad_Defiant!)1600177919.0
@NunesAlt Poor guy has nothing else to do. It’s not like he’s running a country or something else important. 8 hour… https://t.co/bOWYk4OCaD— Jerome Drew Danzell (@Jerome Drew Danzell)1600176777.0
Of course President Trump wants to make a weekly appearance on Fox & Friends—he enjoys being on TV more than doing hard work!
Unfortunately for him, that's no guarantee Fox wants him on the air.