Fox panel on Trump telling the Proud Boys to “stand by”: Biden never condemned Black Lives Matter

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Citation From the September 30, 2020, edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends

RACHEL CAMPOS-DUFFY (FOX NATION HOST): Well, overall, if you -- you know, Trump can be very charming. And I don't think he brought that to the table. And he can be funny, too. He didn't bring that to the debate either. And I think that would have helped him with suburban moms. He can come off kind of hard and very combative. It's understandable why he does that at times. But I think he could have brought that funny, charming side as well that would have helped him.

I do think on the topic of law and order, you know, Biden never said and never denounced antifa or BLM. And I know that Chris Wallace talked about Trump denouncing white supremacists, but all summer long I didn't see white supremacists, you know, burning down businesses and causing the violence and the destruction that has so upset so many Americans, destroyed so many lives. And so, again, this shows exactly what David is saying, he is beholden to the left. He just cannot say BLM and antifa, burn down cities and that is bad. And that is weird to a lot of Americans. They are like why can't you denounce what's so obviously wrong?

BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): And David, to parry to you, everyone is writing today -- and justifiably too -- the president said do you condemn white supremacist, and he said yes, Proud Boys, yes, “stand down but stand by."

So, why do you think the president didn't just say of course I condemn white supremacists because you know him. He has no interest in white supremacists.

DAVID WEBB (FOX NATION HOST): No, he doesn't. And, look, I don't know why the answer was given that way. I think he should have just left it at I have always condemned it, which he did. Joe Biden lied when he said the president did not when it came to Charlottesville and he launched his campaign for the presidency of the United States. But we also have to see something about Joe Biden that is true. He's a creature of Washington, D.C.

Joe Biden and the creature that he is, and other creatures in Washington, D.C., say what's in front of them to the audience in front of them at the moment. Joe Biden was the most progressive in the race. But now he's the Democrat Party. He plays to antifa and BLM and the left-wing base by not denouncing them, but he wants to claim responsibility for what? Creatures do what creatures do. The difference is Donald Trump, yes, I'm with Rachel last night. I would have liked to have seen a bit more of the funny Donald Trump. He can be humorous.


WEBB: He can be charming. I think that would have helped. But, Joe Biden can't stop being the creature, and I hope Americans saw that as well.

KILMEADE: Rachel, we are out of time. But just real quick, I want you to weigh in on the fact that Chris Wallace said hey it's not just Democratic cities have a problem -- Fort Worth and Tulsa. I thought to myself there is a huge difference between Seattle and Portland and Fort Worth and Tulsa. Your thoughts?

CAMPOS-DUFFY: Yeah, listen. Again, I want to go back to antifa. He said antifa is an idea and Donald Trump said yeah, until a bat hits you over the head. Antifa is not an idea. Antifa is an organization and so is BLM. They are funded by corporations, they are funded by left-wingers. His own staffers, Biden's staffers and Kamala [Harris] herself helped to bail out many of these people who caused the violence and even some of the killings.

Trump's own FBI director just recently said that “we look at antifa as more of an ideology or a movement than an organization”: