From the January 14th edition of Premiere Radio Network's The Sean Hannity Show:
SEAN HANNITY (HOST): To me this is right and wrong, this isn't left and right, this isn't Republican and Democrat. But --
BILL O'REILLY (GUEST): Well this is American. This is a real threat to our republic. So the story that broke Friday night, printed in the New York Times newspaper on Saturday, was written by three people: Adam Goldman, Michael Schmidt, and Nicholas Fandos. Ok, now all three of them have a track record of despising Donald Trump. So everybody should know that right away. These aren't friendly or fair reporters. This piece was planted -- you've heard that phrase I'm sure -- that you plant stories. Both parties do it. They give to favorable reporters a scenario that they want to see to damage somebody. And obviously this is -- the headline is obvious, “FBI open inquiry into whether Trump was secretly working on behalf of Russia.” Can't get more sensational than that. You cannot. So that headline damns the President of the United States. If you read the article, as you pointed out, there's not one shred of evidence to backup the headline.
Well the article itself is inherently dishonest and never should've been published if the editors at the New York Times had any standards which they do not. Remember, there is an industry that includes the New York Times, Washington Post, cable networks, and network news that is basically in business to destroy Trump. They're not looking for the truth, they're not trying to inform the American people, they want him out.