Fox News’ Ainsley Earhardt defended President Donald Trump amid reports that a Russian military agency put a bounty on the heads of American troops and that he ignored it. Earhardt excused the president, saying not all presidents “read all of their briefings.”
Steve Doocy, one of the hosts of “Fox and Friends,” says President Donald Trump would set a “good example” by wearing a mask as the nation grapples with the coronavirus pandemic.
According to studies conducted by the Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review, the National Bureau of Economic Research, and the University of Chicago (among others), coronavirus infection and mortality rates are higher in areas where Fox News host Sean Hannity has his widest audience. The studies were surfaced by the Washington Post.
President Donald Trump claimed a friend told him he is “the most perfect person” for surviving the investigation into his Russian ties.
“Isn’t that true?” he asked the audience.
President Donald Trump has regularly praised Fox News for its often sympathetic coverage of his administration, but the latest Fox News poll shows that support for him is eroding the closer the nation gets to Election Day.
Fox News personality Tucker Carlson is facing a wave of criticism after using the classic PBS show Sesame Street as an example of “decades of relentless propaganda.”
“All of it designed to make us feel that we have no right to stand up for ourselves, to stand up for our country,” he said. “We are too sinful to resist, we deserve whatever we get. Shut up and take it, America.”
Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace put Dr. Birx in the hot seat when he played video of her projecting 60,000 virus deaths as the nation is set to pass 100,000.
Fox News's Neil Cavuto pleaded with viewers not to listen to Trump because if you are in a vulnerable population, hydroxychloroquine will kill you.
President Donald Trump continued promoting his “Obamagate” conspiracy theory on Twitter this morning in a joint attack against former President Barack Obama and media organizations that have printed unfavorable coverage of his presidency.
Fox News personality Pete Hegseth told his viewers to “put freedom before fear” and violate stay-at-home orders as the coronavirus pandemic tears its way through the country.
Hegseth made the comments while broadcasting from inside his home. He urged “healthy people” to “have some courage” and go outside, making the case for “herd immunity,” which goes against the advice of health and science experts.
Trump's Fox News town hall quickly turned into a disaster that is only making the president look even more out of touch as he takes questions from the American people.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson claimed that “young children do not spread the coronavirus” and was fact-checked live on his own show by his guest, Fox News contributor Dr. Marc Siegel.
“And now to the latest science. There is new evidence that young children do not spread the coronavirus. Not what we thought,” Carlson said last night.
The Sunday meltdown continued as Trump attacked Fox News and claimed that his favorite is network is repeating and being fed Democratic talking points.
Trump is directly taking his talking points for his attack on the WHO from watching Fox and Friends, as he is copying what he is watching on TV.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, who President Donald Trump has turned to for advice on the novel coronavirus, said in an interview with Fox News that he supports reopening schools nationwide, saying the tradeoff of sending children back to school “may only cost us two to three percent in terms of total mortality.”
Bill O’Reilly, the former Fox News host who left the network in 2017 amid a sexual harassment scandal, said in an interview with former colleague Sean Hannity that coronavirus victims “were on their last legs anyway,” according to audio posted online by Media Matters.
The Murdochs are preparing for a wave of lawsuits based on the lies, misinformation, and conspiracy theories that Fox News spread about the coronavirus.
Vanity Fair special correspondent Gabriel Sherman, the author of The Loudest Voice in the Room, about Fox News CEO Roger Ailes’s rises and fall at the network, says Fox News’s decision to oust prime time host Trish Regan was done to limit legal liability. The decision came after Fox News downplayed the threat of the coronavirus pandemic in recent weeks.
Fox News host Martha MacCallum fact-checked presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway during a live broadcast after Conway accused New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) of “lying to America” when he said he’s “been on top of” the coronavirus response from the start.
According to White House sources who spoke to The Washington Post, President Donald Trump only began taking the coronavirus pandemic seriously after watching Fox News personality Tucker Carlson declare the crisis is “very real” on his program.