President Trump's relationship with Fox News is unprecedented. His March 17 tweets prove it.

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On March 17, President Donald Trump defended two of Fox's right-wing opinion shows and criticized three of the network's news anchors. Most notably of all, he used Twitter to send a long message to Fox executives, urging them to "stay true to the people that got you there."  "Bring back @JudgeJeanine Pirro. The Radical Left Democrats, working closely with their beloved partner, the Fake News Media, is using every trick in the book to SILENCE a majority of our Country. They have all out campaigns against @FoxNews hosts who are doing too well. Fox....must stay strong and fight back with vigor. Stop working soooo hard on being politically correct, which will only bring you down, and continue to fight for our Country. The losers all want what you have, don’t give it to them. Be strong & prosper, be weak & die! Stay the people that got you there. Keep fighting for Tucker, and fight hard for @JudgeJeanine. Your competitors are jealous - they all want what you’ve got - NUMBER ONE. Don’t hand it to them on a silver platter. They can’t beat you, you can only beat yourselves!" During a busy day of tweets he also insulted CNN; complained about late-night shows; and mused about a government investigation of the comedy show "Saturday Night Live." The sheer volume of tweets — suggesting a St. Patrick's Day full of TV watching — was a testament to Fox's influence within the White House.

Trump's relationship with Fox News is unprecedented. Sunday's tweets prove it