Fox & Friends ignored Rudy Giuliani's collusion bombshell

Fox & Friends ignored Rudy Giuliani's collusion bombshell

Fox & Friends First read one headline on Giuliani's appearance, saying he was "firing back at CNN"

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On January 17, Fox News’ Fox & Friends failed to report on  President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani refusing to deny that there was “collusion” between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. 

The night before, Giuliani told CNN’s Chris Cuomo that he didn’t know if members of the Trump campaign up to and including manager Paul Manafort had colluded with the Russian government. Giuliani said that he “never said there was no collusion between the campaign or between people in the campaign," only that “the president of the United States” did not collude.

Giuliani’s admission that members of the Trump campaign may have colluded with the Russian government to win the 2016 election was treated as a bombshell by CNN and MSNBC, which  led both of their morning shows with the story. At 4:24 a.m. EST, Fox & Friends First did feature a brief headline segment about Giuliani “firing back at CNN” in the interview, however the much more influential Fox & Friends did not mention the story once. Instead, the show:

Pressed Trump to keep the government shut down:

Threw free Chick-fil-A sandwiches at the studio audience:

And sang “God Bless the U.S.A.” with singer/songwriter Lee Greenwood: 

Fox & Friends is a propaganda mill masquerading as a news show, and the hosts mostly aim to please just one viewer: the president of the United States. 

Network/Outlet
Fox News Channel
Person
Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade, Ainsley Earhardt, Pete Hegseth, Rudy Giuliani
Show/Publication
FOX & Friends, Fox & Friends First
Stories/Interests
Trump / Russia
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