Tag Archives: Fox News

GOP “Buzzing” About Carlson Bid For President In 2024

Politico reports: Tucker Carlson’s audience is booming — and so is chatter that the popular Fox News host will parlay his TV perch into a run for president in 2024. Republican strategists, conservative commentators, and former Trump campaign and administration officials are buzzing about Carlson as the next-generation leader of Donald Trump’s movement — with many believing he would be …

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Fox Anchor Ed Henry Fired For “Sexual Misconduct”

Variety reports: Fox News Channel said it had terminated veteran anchor Ed Henry after investigating a complaint about “willful sexual misconduct in the workplace.” Henry, a longtime Washington correspondent who was recently made co-anchor of the Fox Corp.-owned network’s mid-morning program “America’s Newsroom,” was let go quickly after the network received a complaint on June 25 from a former employee, …

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Trump Rages At Fox: “Where Are You, Roger Ailes?”

The Hill reports: President Trump targeted Fox News late Tuesday while tweeting praise for its late chairman, Roger Ailes. Trump swiped at the network in multiple tweets for having Donna Brazile, a former Democratic National Committee chair, as a contributor. Trump critics quickly pounced on the president’s tweet about Ailes, noting that the former Fox chairman, who had been accused …

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Grassley Blasts Trump’s Word Salad On Second Term

Politico reports: Sen. Chuck Grassley laid blame on Fox News — and President Donald Trump — on Saturday over failing to articulate what his administration’s second term priorities would be during a recent interview with the news organization. The Iowa Republican tweeted that Trump got “off point” when asked by Fox’s Sean Hannity what his goals would be if re-elected, …

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Trump Claims Fox News Ratings Are “The Real Polls”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Saturday morning touted the television ratings from his campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla, last weekend and his town hall with Fox News’ Sean Hannity this week. Trump asserted in a pair of tweets that the ratings “are the real polls,” after a series of recent pubic surveys have shown him trailing Democratic rival Joe …

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New Fox News Florida Poll: Joe Biden +9 Over Trump

Fox News reports: Voters think Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is better suited to handle the issues of the day, expanding his lead over President Donald Trump in the battleground state of Florida. Biden tops Trump by 9 points, 49-40 percent, in a Fox News survey of Florida registered voters. That’s up from a 3-point edge in April (46-43 percent). …

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Trump Whines That Nobody On Fox Is “Defending” Him

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump complained on Thursday that nobody on Fox News defended him after contributor Jessica Tarlov ripped his visit to St. John’s Episcopal Church the day after it was set on fire by protesters last month. Trump’s complaint came after Tarlov, a liberal commentator on Fox News, criticized his walk to the church that followed protestors and …

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Fox Host Mocks Criticism Of Trump’s Claim He Ordered COVID Testing To Be Slowed Down: “Blah, Blah, Blah”

“I’ll sum up the responses from the Biden campaign as blah, blah, blah, blah. Ultimately, what you’ve got is, remember when he said that you’re going to get so tired of winning — we’re going to win so much that you’re going to be tired of winning, right, and you’re going to say ‘Stop winning I don’t want to win …

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Biden’s Lead Widens to +12 In Fox News National Poll

Fox News reports: In the head-to-head matchup, the poll finds Biden leads Trump by a 50-38 percent margin. That 12-point advantage is statistically significant, and up from Biden’s 8-point lead last month (48-40 percent). Independents prefer Biden over Trump by 39-17 percent, but another 43 percent are undecided or supporting someone else. Biden’s lead comes from the backing of black …

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In Slander Case, Fox News Lawyers Argue That Host Tucker Carlson Has No Obligation To Tell The Truth

The Hollywood Reporter reports: Tucker Carlson doesn’t have an obligation to investigate the truth of statements before making them on his show and his audience doesn’t expect him to report facts, a lawyer for Fox News told a New York federal judge on Wednesday. The network is facing a slander lawsuit from Karen McDougal, a former Playboy model who made …

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Fox News Falls For Monty Python Joke About Anarchists

Deadline reports: Fox News confused a social media post quoting a line from the film Monty Python & The Holy Grail with a report about in-fighting in the Seattle Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) On Friday, Fox’s Martha MacCallum reported on the network’s show The Story that there was evidence of problems between the leaders of the Seattle protest camp.The …

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Fox “Regrets” Fake Gunman Photos Of Seattle Protest

The Seattle Times reports: Fox News published digitally altered and misleading photos on stories about Seattle’s Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) in what photojournalism experts called a clear violation of ethical standards for news organizations. As part of a package of stories Friday about the zone, where demonstrators have taken over several city blocks on Capitol Hill after Seattle police …

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Newly Divorced Hannity Denies Affair With Fox Host

Vanity Fair reports: On a Friday last August, Sean Hannity flew his private helicopter to Trump National Golf Course in Colts Neck, New Jersey, to attend the wedding of Fox & Friends weekend host Pete Hegseth and Fox producer Jennifer Rauchet. Inside Fox, the wedding had been a topic of much discussion. Hegseth and Rauchet reportedly had an affair and …

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Advertisers Bail On Carlson Over Comments On Race

Yahoo Entertainment reports: Disney and T-Mobile have pulled their advertising from Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show in light of his recent comments about the Black Lives Matter movement and the killing of George Floyd. Disney has instructed its third-party ad buyer to stop placing ads on “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” and that it was not previously aware its ads were running …

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Fox News Anchor Chris Wallace: It’s Been A Very Bad Week For The President’s Reelection Prospects [VIDEO]

“I would say that the last week was a very bad week for the president in terms of politics, in terms of his potential reelection prospects. “I mean when you’re getting called out by the Episcopal Bishop of Washington, and the archbishop of the Catholic Church of Washington, when you’re getting called out by everybody from Jim Mattis to former …

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Tucker Carlson: This Is Definitely Not About Black Lives

“This may be a lot of things, this moment we’re living through, but it is definitely not about black lives. And remember that when they come for you and at this rate, they will. “Anyone who has ever been subjected to the rage of the mob knows the feeling. It’s like being swarmed by hornets. You cannot think clearly. And …

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Fox News Apologizes For “Insensitive Infographic”

Buzzfeed News reports: Fox News issued an apology after using a graphic on air that showed stock markets rising after the violent killing or beating of unarmed black men, such as the killing of George Floyd, and the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. “The infographic used on FOX News Channel’s Special Report to illustrate market reactions to historic periods …

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Fox Ties Stock Market Rise To Killings Of Black Men

Mediaite reports: A Fox News graphic charting stock market performance following the killings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Michael Brown, and George Floyd, as well as the Rodney King police brutality verdict, has sparked widespread outrage. On Friday night’s edition of Special Report With Bret Baier, anchor Bret Baier tossed to Fox Business correspondent Susan Li for a report …

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Fox News Host Ridicules Obama For “Talking About How Racist The Country Is That Elected Him Twice” [VIDEO]

“It was quite jarring to hear the black president talk about how racist the country is that elected him twice. And he was there for the last eight years. And this country is still racist, it’s systematically racist. Not sure what that means. “The only suggestion from his camp on how to change the systematic racism was from his VP …

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Fox News Host Sean Hannity Divorces Wife Of 27 Years

The New York Post‘s Page Six reports: Fox News host Sean Hannity and his wife, Jill Rhodes, have divorced after more than 20 years of marriage, Page Six has exclusively confirmed. Hannity, 58, and former journalist Rhodes, 57, were married in 1993 and have two children, a son, Patrick, and a daughter, Merri Kelly. Friends of the former couple say …

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