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Billionaire Trolls Trump by Running Impeachment Ad on 'Fox & Friends'

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It's been a running joke among politicos and media people all year that the best way to get the attention of cable-news-obsessed President Trump is to place an ad on his favorite nework: Fox News. In fact, in February, HBO's "Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver even created PSAs that his show paid to run on Fox News (and other cable news networks, in case Trump channel-surfed) specifically to educate the famously low-information, fact-challenged president on basic policy issues.

Now, billionaire activist Tom Steyer, the man behind NeedToImpeach.com ("Donald Trump has brought us to the brink of nuclear war, obstructed justice, and taken money from foreign governments. We need to impeach this dangerous president. Sign on now"), has taken a page from Oliver's book by paying to place an anti-Trump ad on this morning's "Fox & Friends" on Fox News. The ad, above, has been on YouTube since Oct. 19 (as of this writing it's racked up more than 800,000 views) and San Francisco-based Steyer, who made his fortune as a hedge fund manager and has backed various Democratic candidates, previously announced that he intends to spend $10 million running it on TV.

So was President Trump watching "Fox & Friends" this morning? Of course!

Steyer surely saw that tweet and thought to himself: Mission accomplished.

BTW, a minute later, hilariously enough, Trump tweeted yet another in a long line of endorsements of his favorite show on his favorite network:

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