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Trump praises "Fox & Friends," blasts "Morning Joe" and CNN

President Trump provided a look at his current media diet in a pair of Tuesday tweets, saying that "Fox & Friends" is "the best of the morning political shows" while branding MSNBC's Joe Scarborough "Morning Psycho" and calling CNN a "disaster."

"Morning Psycho (Joe), who helped get me elected in 2016 by having me on (free) all the time, has nosedived, too Angry Dumb and Sick. A really bad show with low ratings - and will only get worse."

The backdrop: In 2017, the president took his ongoing feud with "Morning Joe" to a new level when he made sexist remarks about host — and Scarborough's now-wife — Mika Brzezinski by claiming she was "bleeding badly from a face-lift" at Mar-a-Lago earlier that year.

Go deeper: A list of Trump's attacks on prominent women

Herman Cain withdraws from Fed Board consideration

President Trump announced in a Monday tweet that Herman Cain is withdrawing his name from consideration as a member of the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, a week after Cain said he wouldn't withdraw.

"My friend Herman Cain, a truly wonderful man, has asked me not to nominate him for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board. I will respect his wishes. Herman is a great American who truly loves our Country!"

The big picture: Cain's potential nomination to the Fed already faced pushback from Republican senators due to sexual assault allegations, which he has previously denied. He told the Wall Street Journal last week, "I don't quit because of negative criticism. ... I don't quit because of negative attacks. And I don't quit because several senators have expressed reservations about my qualifications."

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