CNN’s Chris Cuomo once described Fox News host Sean Hannity as “the most powerful person in the media” because the president does whatever he says.

That certainly wasn’t the case on Tuesday.

While Donald Trump and his oldest son were busy piling on Cuomo after a video of him threatening to throw some heckler down the stairs went viral, Hannity offered up this Twitter TWTR, +2.19% defense of his media rival:

But before Hannity’s take, the president joined the anti-CNN mob by tweeting that “the truth hurts.” He then turned up the heat with these comments:

Don Jr. also chimed in:

The rare divide left legions of Trump-loving Fox News fans torn:

Here’s what Cuomo had to say following the backlash: