One Day Before Capitol Riot, Rupert Murdoch Floated Plan For Fox Hosts To Denounce Trump’s Election Lies

NBC News reports:

Jan. 5, Fox Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch tapped an email out on his iPhone: Maybe our top talent needs to take a stand.

“It’s been suggested our primetime three should independently or together say something like ‘the election is over and Joe Biden won. We are all disappointed by it happened. We love America and have to turn the page. We will now be the loyal opposition criticizing every liberal mistake the new administration makes,'” Murdoch wrote to Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott.

“Not those words, but a refinement would go a long way to stop the Trump myth that the election stolen,” he added. “And the basis of his 2024 campaign.” But the top talent at Fox News never did take a stand. Instead, prime-time hosts talked up the Stop the Steal rally taking place in Washington on Jan. 6.

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