Fox Cuts Away From Segment Criticizing Lack Of Attention Paid To Louisiana Flood Victims To Air Trump Rally

Dana Perino: “I Think They Have 40,000 Homes Now, Are Destroyed, 12 Lives That Have Been Lost, I Try Not To -- OK, Trump's About To Talk”

From the August 19 edition of Fox News' The Five:

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ERIC BOLLING (CO-HOST): But Dana, first of all, do you want to respond to Obama saying, you know, the hypocrisy of what he had said in 2008? You don't have to if you don't want to, great if you don't. Or do you think President Obama is now deciding to go on Tuesday because of Donald Trump?

DANA PERINO (CO-HOST): Well, I think that the people of Louisiana have been clamoring for more attention on the terrible flooding there for about a week, and I'm sure you've probably seen the request, like “Can you talk about this on The Five?” I think we did a “One More Thing” about it this week, about the football players helping and Taylor Swift.

So, there's real desire for people to have attention, the reason they want the president to come and/or the candidates is because it gives them the attention they need so they can get the help they need, in particular from the Red Cross. I think they have 40,000 homes now, are destroyed, 12 lives that have been lost. I try not to -- OK, Trump's about to talk, so I --

GREG GUTFELD (CO-HOST): Shut up, everybody. Shut up, everybody.


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