Trump Is Promoting Fringe Networks To Pressure Fox

The Washington Post reports:

Behind the scenes, Trump has told others that pitting Newsmax and OAN against Fox News puts pressure on the larger network to cover him more favorably. He has also expressed concern in public and private about Fox News’s coverage in the final months of the campaign.

Trump’s advisers, who largely overlooked both Newsmax and OAN in the early days of the administration, now regularly try to book his supporters on Newsmax. Trump still watches Fox News more than anything else, aides say, though OAN has occasionally been spotted on the Air Force One televisions.

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