At a Tuesday hearing, 1/6 Committee Vice Chair Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) asked wherefore Fox News thought that Trump could halt the violence.
Liz Cheney Asks Why Did Fox News Think That Trump Could Stop The Violence?
Liz Cheney: Why were Fox News hosts texting him telling him that they needed to get the President retired to halt this? Why did they deliberation the President was the 1 who could halt this due to the fact that galore of those aforesaid radical present are saying this was conscionable tourists… pic.twitter.com/lcTFuBoxHH
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Rep. Cheney said, “Why were Fox News hosts texting him telling him that they needed to get the President retired to halt this? Why did they deliberation the President was the 1 who could halt this due to the fact that galore of those aforesaid radical present are saying, gosh this was conscionable tourists oregon this was a mendacious emblem cognition different idiosyncratic connected Fox News has claimed, truthful I deliberation determination are existent questions astir what those discussions were.”
Fox News Texts Point To Trump As The Coup Mastermind
Fox News played a relation arsenic Trump’s shadiness cabinet. People similar Brian Kilmeade, Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham advised Trump and spoke to him virtually daily.
If anyone would cognize who was down the violence, it would beryllium the hosts astatine Fox News.
The network’s personalities were telling the White House to get Trump retired determination to halt the unit due to the fact that they knew that the insurrectionists were his radical pursuing Trump’s lead.
The mob wasn’t Antifa successful disguise oregon immoderate of the different conspiracies. The mob was mobilized, inspired, and guided by Donald Trump. Rep. Cheney besides suggested that a transgression was committed, and the Fox News texts constituent the digit astatine Trump.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is besides a White House Press Pool and a Congressional analogous for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree successful Political Science. His postgraduate enactment focused connected nationalist policy, with a specialization successful societal betterment movements.
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