One Hannity segment included six claims that Rod Rosenstein and the FBI attempted to stage a "coup" against Donald Trump

One Hannity segment included six claims that Rod Rosenstein and the FBI attempted to stage a "coup" against Donald Trump

Hannity: "This sounds like a soft coup, revenge taken out on a president"

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From the October 9 edition of Fox News' Hannity:

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SEAN HANNITY (HOST): This sounds like a soft coup, revenge taken out on a president.

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GREGG JARRETT: There's this new evidence and three witnesses that in an act of vengeance for the firing of [FBI Director James] Comey, he's trying to secretly record the president of the United States and depose him in the equivalent of a palace coup. 

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HANNITY: Do you agree with the characterization, because I agree with Gregg, I believe this was an attempt to literally set a president up for a soft coup.

SARA CARTER: One hundred percent, Sean. There is overwhelming evidence, not just circumstantial anymore, we've seen it in writing, we've seen it with testimony that's been provided to congress. This was a white coup, a silent coup, a bloodless coup.

Previously:

Hannity spent a year laying the groundwork for an authoritarian response to the Russia probe

Fox contributor Sara Carter calls Mueller probe "a bloodless coup"

Sean Hannity claims there was "an attempt to literally create a soft coup in America"

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