CNN's Jim Acosta questioned White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday about President Donald Trump's television watching habits, and Sanders immediately embarrassed him with her response.

Acosta asked if Trump's early morning tweets were influenced by him watching Fox News.

"There have been folks out there who have said, 'You know there's a cause and effect, he watches something on Fox & Friends, and then he tweets about it,'" Acosta said. "Is that what happened this morning and does that go on?"

"I'm sure you're disappointed he's not watching CNN," Sanders replied.

"I think he watches a lot of CNN, if you don't mind me saying," he said.

"I don't think that's true, or your numbers would be higher," she shot back.