Fox & Friends quickly cuts to commercial after restaurant patron holds up "Fox lies" sign on air

Fox & Friends quickly cuts to commercial after restaurant patron holds up "Fox lies" sign on air

Steve Doocy: "In the best interest of the telecast, we cut away"

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From the August 23 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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TODD PIRO: All right, let's get right to the debate. Jefferson County where we are, heavy Democrat. Bullitt County, right across the way here, heavy Republican. Going to start with Keith. As a retired educator and a Trump voter --

RESTAURANT PATRON: You've got a Democrat right here. 

PIRO: All right, all right. 

RESTAURANT PATRON: This is fake news. This is fake news. 

PIRO: We're going -- we're going to wrap this up and we're going to go on off to commercial. Steve and Brian, I'm going to send it on back to you. 

BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): Yeah, unfortunately -- yeah, we haven't heard him, but I was reading his lips, I know exactly what he meant. 

STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): Yeah, we don't know exactly what was going on there, but they felt for, in the best interest of the telecast, we cut away.

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Fox News Channel
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Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade
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FOX & Friends
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