In Interview With Charles Koch, Fox's Megyn Kelly Promotes Myth That Koch Opposes All Government Subsidies

In Interview With Charles Koch, Fox's Megyn Kelly Promotes Myth That Koch Opposes All Government Subsidies

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From the October 15 edition of Fox News' The Kelly File:

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MEGYN KELLY: When companies aren't successful, Koch says Uncle Sam should stay out of it, dismissing government subsidies, loans and tariffs as quote, "corporate welfare." 

CHARLES KOCH: Well, corporate welfare, I think, is a disaster for this country. It's crippling our economy. It's contributing to a permanent underclass and corrupting the business community. 

KELLY: Critics say what the Kochs really oppose is government assistance that could hurt Koch's bottom line, a charge Koch denies.

KOCH: We oppose all corporate welfare, whether we benefit or not. You will find that our policy positions mainly hurt our profitability rather than help it. 

Previously:

Charles Koch Misleads CBS On Dark Money And Oil Subsidies

Posted In
Economy, Environment & Science, Energy, Government
Network/Outlet
Fox News Channel
Person
Megyn Kelly, Koch Brothers
Show/Publication
The Kelly File
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