Fox News announced Monday that Sean Hannity would not be campaigning for Donald Trump at the rally in Missouri but, rather, would only cover it for Fox News. Hannity tweeted along the same lines Monday.
“To be clear, I will not be on stage campaigning with the president,” Hannity tweeted Monday morning, adding that he would simply “be doing a live show” from the scene.
Hannity is not a journalist but, nonetheless, Fox was opposed to him appearing to campaign [even though every other media outlet campaigns for the left daily].
Last night, the President kept coaxing Hannity to come up on stage and he did. He crossed the line into campaigning although it’s hardly a secret who he is rooting for.
Fox News says it “does not condone” its hosts “participating in campaign events” as Sean Hannity and Jeanine Pirro did during a campaign rally with President Trump in Missouri on Monday night.
A network spokesperson on Tuesday called the event “an unfortunate distraction” that “has been addressed.”
“FOX News does not condone any talent participating in campaign events,” read a statement to The Hill. “We have an extraordinary team of journalists helming our coverage tonight and we are extremely proud of their work. This was an unfortunate distraction and has been addressed”[…]
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