Twitter Gets Snarky Over Gorka and Jesse Watters Dinner With Trump: ‘Not Since Jefferson Dined Alone…’
— Jesse Watters (@JesseBWatters) March 9, 2018
President Donald Trump invited two guests to a White House dinner on Monday night that viewers of cable news will certainly recognize: Jesse Watters, Fox News host, and Sebastian Gorka, fired White House aide and Fox News contributor.
That’s according to the Daily Beast’s Asawin Suebsaeng, who reported that Trump hosted Fox News personalities at a dinner in the White House residence, including Gorka and Watters.
White House sources told the Beast that Trump invited the pair because “he couldn’t get enough of them on TV” — which is a shocking thought when you really think about it.
Watters, who came to prominence at the network thanks to a grooming by disgraced former cable titan Bill O’Reilly, currently co-hosts weekday show The Five as well as his own weekend show Watters World.
Gorka, meanwhile — when he’s not illegally parking his adorable Mustang on the sidewalk or accosting Mediaite reporters — appears frequently on Fox News and Fox Business Network to fiercely defend the Trump administration. (He suggested Trump should get a Nobel Peace Prize on Thursday night.)
Watters tweeted a picture (see above) of a menu from the dinner, signed by Trump in his trademark Sharpie pen. “To Jesse You are great!” the president’s message read.
One source told the Beast that the dinner “was so lit,” and said Trump joked that he “missed” Gorka in the White House.
And just yesterday, Axios’ Jonathan Swan tweeted this:
Trump still tells people he loves seeing Gorka on TV. https://t.co/ODQ9pbRpQr
— Jonathan Swan (@jonathanvswan) March 8, 2018
Well, Watters and Gorka have more than a few fans between them on Twitter, so news that they both scored a meal at the White House with Trump sent the platform ablaze. Enjoy a sampling:
Imagine not being able to “get enough of” Jesse Watters https://t.co/iBpG7dpJOo
— Andrew Lawrence (@ndrew_lawrence) March 10, 2018
Such a romantic. https://t.co/JzuBhLl0VY
— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) March 10, 2018
Not since Thomas Jefferson dined alone . . . https://t.co/NPrzjNJPxp
— Ben Jacobs (@Bencjacobs) March 10, 2018
THE DRAGON OF BUDAPEST WILL NOT BE DENIED HIS FEAST https://t.co/8OZSg4hGs3
— Siraj Hashmi (@SirajAHashmi) March 10, 2018
The WH communications director auditions have begun https://t.co/o6wpgqb8CJ
— 227 days ago Trump promised 24-hr Hezbollah answer (@MattNegrin) March 10, 2018
When Obama had celeb guests it was people like Amal and George Clooney https://t.co/gmTawhmjMR
— Oliver Willis (@owillis) March 10, 2018
Jesse’s like the son he already has https://t.co/JHnAWBsyfE
— h. jon benjamin (@HJBenjamin) March 10, 2018
— Harry Siegel (@harrysiegel) March 9, 2018
Things I would watch: these three watching and discussing the racist Watters Chinatown segment. https://t.co/IC7BuRxdeS
— Matthew Gertz (@MattGertz) March 10, 2018
So you’re the president of the United States of America. You can dine with literally anyone you want to. Titans of industry. Geniuses of the arts. Tech wizards changing everything. World leaders and humanitarian saints. https://t.co/XIXzheba6Y
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) March 10, 2018
Gorka is a titan of industry
— Sam Stein (@samstein) March 10, 2018
? Gorka. JFC. https://t.co/yZv7qbmxNy
— Malcolm Nance (@MalcolmNance) March 10, 2018
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