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Trump Just Attacked Fox News ‘Lowest Rated Anchor’ Shepard Smith, ‘Should Be Working at CNN!’

Donald Trump lashed out at several Fox News anchors Sunday, writing in a tweet they “should be working” at CNN.

In a day packed with Twitter missives, Trump’s latest attack takes aim at Shepard Smith, a weekday anchor, and Leland Vittert and Arthel Neville, both weekend anchors at the president’s favorite network.

“Were @FoxNews weekend anchors, @ArthelNeville and @LelandVittert, trained by CNN prior to their ratings collapse?” Trump wrote. “In any event, that’s where they should be working, along with their lowest rated anchor, Shepard Smith!”

Trump’s attack on the hard news side of Fox News comes hours after he called for Jeanine Pirro — the opinion host suspended by the network for suggesting a congresswoman’s hijab meant she was anti-American — to be brought back on air.

Smith, who anchors “Shepard Smith Reporting” on weekdays at 3 p.m., has gone viral multiple times during the Trump administration for pushing back against the president’s inaccurate claims and for a brief spat with the network’s opinion hosts, including Trump confidant Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham.

Trump’s penchant for watching Fox News is well known. He frequently tweets out quotes from various network programming, most regularly “Fox & Friends.”

Twitter shot back:

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