Trump's tweets directly repeated Hannity's talking points

Trump's tweets directly repeated Hannity's talking points

Blog ››› ››› JOHN KERR & NICK FERNANDEZ

Since taking office, President Donald Trump’s relationship with chief Fox News propagandist Sean Hannity has been extensively documented, but it is becoming increasingly clear that the president is receiving inspiration for his daily rage tweets about the special counsel’s ongoing investigation from Hannity’s programming. Hannity, who has taken on the role as the face of the crusade against the special counsel, has desperately and almost comically spearheaded the public relations campaign to undermine the public’s trust in the investigation. And now, as the indictments of Trump associates and details of their crimes and possible cooperation agreements with the government begin to pile up and attract media coverage, the president is lashing out on Twitter, oftentimes employing language that can be traced back, nearly verbatim, to one person:

Posted In
The Presidency & White House, Justice & Civil Liberties
Network/Outlet
Fox News Channel
Person
Sean Hannity
Show/Publication
Hannity
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