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Coronavirus: Fox News didn't immediately challenge Donald Trump's disinfectant remark
DAVID BAUDER·11:27, April 25th, 2020.

United States President Donald Trump's suggestion that doctors look into injecting disinfectant as a potential coronavirus treatment went unchallenged on Fox News Channel until the morning after he made it.

Trump said during Thursday's briefing that "it would be interesting to check'' if an injection of disinfectants could help. That prompted the makers of Lysol to warn consumers about the danger of ingesting or injecting the cleaning product into their bodies.

Trump said Friday he was being sarcastic.

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President Donald Trump said his disinfectant suggestion was sarcastic.

Meanwhile, The New York Times on Friday deleted a tweet that implied only "some experts'' viewed it as dangerous, saying "to be clear, there is no debate on the danger".

Fox's response drew scrutiny because the most-watched cable news network is also the overwhelming favourite of Trump supporters. Like Trump, several Fox personalities promoted the use of hydroxychloroquine as a Covid-19 treatment, and backed off when questions were raised about the drug's safety and effectiveness.

A Fox News representative declined to discuss the network's coverage when contacted by The Associated Press on Friday.

But on Friday, Trump drew more critical response on Fox, with both Bret Baier and John Roberts openly questioning the president's suggestion he was being sarcastic.

Fox aired Trump's briefing live on Thursday, with an on-screen chryon reading at one point, "Trump proposes 'disinfection' injection".

The suggestion wasn't brought up immediately after the briefing ended, and none of Fox's prime-time stars – Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham – discussed in on their shows. It was given non-critical or no attention on other programming.

The next day, the tone had changed.

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Media coverage of Trump's remark was mixed in the United States.

During a "Fox & Friends'' interview with Dr. Mehmet Oz on Friday morning, anchor Steve Doocy said "some people online have made a big deal out of the president saying they're looking at light, whether it can do something for somebody outside the body, inside the body (or) injection of disinfectant, which is poisonous".

Another Fox medical contributor, Dr. Nicole Saphier, tweeted that injecting bleach, inhaling disinfectants or exposing yourself to intense UV light, which the president also wondered about as a possible treatment, could "destroy the cells and organs that you might need in order to live". She appeared on the air later Friday.

CNN did not air live the portion of Trump's briefing where he discussed disinfectants. But in a report at 6:55pm, the network's Jim Acosta said the president had put out some "very questionable ideas".

"The president appeared to be suggesting at one point that you can inject disinfectants into people to kill the coronavirus,'' Acosta said. "We want to caution everybody at home, please don't do that, please don't follow the president's medical advice here.''

MSNBC did air the briefing, but didn't interrupt the president. The proposal came up in a post-briefing interview that Brian Williams conducted with Dr. Irwin Redlener of Columbia University.

"The very fact that the president actually asked somebody about what sounded like injecting disinfectants or ... alcohol into the human body was kind of jaw-dropping,'' Redlener said, adding "I'm really hoping that people don't take this seriously".

MSNBC's Chris Hayes later showed Trump's remark, but quickly brushed it off. "Call me naive,'' he said. "I think the American people are smarter than that. I really do.''

On the Fox Business Network, Fox News' sister channel, Neil Cavuto offered some pushback against Trump.

"We are not trying to bash the president here,'' he said. "He said what he said. And for people, impressionable people at home to think that maybe there's an opportunity to combat this by injecting a disinfectant into your body, we just have to call that out.''

Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace said on Friday the state of Maryland emergency hotline had received more than 100 calls from people asking whether it was safe for them to drink a disinfectant.

"It may sound crazy, but obviously people take the president's word seriously,'' he said. "The answer is no, it's not safe."

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Holy cow !
If Trump supporters want to drink Lysol, please, let them do !
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Ed Henry fired from Fox News over sexual misconduct allegation

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New York (CNN Business) Fox News said Wednesday that Ed Henry, one of its top news anchors, has been fired after an investigation into an allegation was leveled by a former employee.

"On Thursday, June 25, we received a complaint about Ed Henry from a former employee's attorney involving willful sexual misconduct in the workplace years ago," Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott and president Jay Wallace wrote in an internal memo.

The executives said that an outside law firm was immediately brought in to investigate the claims.

"‪Ed was suspended the same day and removed from his on-air responsibilities pending investigation," they said. "Based on investigative findings, Ed has been terminated."‬

Until last week, Henry was a rising star at Fox, responsible for co-anchoring three hours of morning news coverage on the network.

Henry did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Henry joined Fox in 2011 after seven years at CNN. He covered the Obama administration as Fox's chief White House correspondent. He later helmed much of the network's coverage of Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign.

He was sidelined in May 2016, however, following a tabloid magazine's report about an extramarital affair. Salacious stories led the network's CEO at the time, Roger Ailes, to publicly rebuke him, saying "this raises serious questions about Ed's lack of judgment, especially given his position as a journalist."

Months later, Ailes was forced out of Fox News after numerous women came forward and accused him of sexual harassment and assault. The scandal exposed deep-rooted cultural problems at Fox, sparked numerous lawsuits and led the Murdochs to make sweeping changes.

Since the Ailes scandal, Scott and Wallace have emphasized that the corporate culture had been cleaned up. ‪Wednesday's memo said that "Fox News Media strictly prohibits all forms of sexual harassment, misconduct and discrimination."


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What If Fox News Covered Trump the Way It Covered Obama? :arrow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-cZG81-MPQ


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Seems like Trump is losing his last friends. . .
It just adds up to folks he'll blame.
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Fox News Edits Trump Out Of Jeffrey Epstein Photo
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From left, Trump and his future wife, former model Melania Knauss, financier (and future convicted sex offender) Jeffrey Epstein, and British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell pose together at the Mar-a-Lago club in February 12, 2000.

Fox News on Sunday repeatedly featured a well-known photo of convicted sex offender and financier Jeffrey Epstein posing with Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago – but each time Trump was edited out of the image.

However, Trump’s future wife, Melania Knauss, was not cropped from the photo, which can be viewed in the video above.

The segment focused on longtime Epstein associate and British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell – also in the photo – who allegedly recruited and groomed teenage sex victims for Epstein, according to charges announced alongside her arrest last week. Maxwell has denied the allegations.

Epstein and Maxwell for years moved in the same New York social circles as Trump, who called Epstein a “fun” and “terrific guy” in a now-infamous New York magazine interview in 2002.

“It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side,” the future president added.

Police began investigating Epstein in 2005, and he was charged in Florida the following year with several counts of unlawful sex acts with a minor. He eventually pleaded guilty to two lesser counts carrying an 18-month sentence as part of a controversial plea deal.

Epstein died by suicide in a New York jail cell last year awaiting trial on new sex trafficking charges, filed a month before his death.

Following Maxwell’s arrest, Trump’s son Eric tweeted a photo of former president Bill Clinton walking daughter Chelsea down an aisle at her wedding in 2010. Maxwell appears to be one of the wedding guests in the background. Trump commented: “Birds of a feather.”

He was quickly inundated with replies showing the Mar-a-Lago photo, and others of his dad with both Epstein and Maxwell. The tweet vanished the following day.



Well that's just awkward. pic.twitter.com/nE4PE7E7QS
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Eric Trump, who tweeted earlier about Bill Clinton and Ghislaine Maxwell, was literally himself on his dad’s private jet with her. FFS. You cannot make this stuff up. https://t.co/dz7jo9H002
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Eric may be on to something pic.twitter.com/dnvE4Y8eEy
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Seriously, why would he tweet this? https://t.co/ibSDUkPKNPpic.twitter.com/b4S3SvApP1
— George Conway (@gtconway3d) July 3, 2020

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Fox News says it 'mistakenly' edited Trump out of a photo with Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell


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https://www.businessinsider.com/fox-news-says-mistakenly-edited-trump-out-epstein-maxwell-photo-2020-7

President Donald Trump was "mistakenly" cropped out of a 2000 photo featuring Melania Trump (then Knauss), Jeffrey Epstein, and Ghislaine Maxwell, Fox News said on Monday.

The network showed the edited photo during a Sunday segment on Maxwell, who was arrested last week on charges that she helped facilitate Epstein's sex trafficking.

"We regret the error," a Fox News representative said in a statement.


Fox News on Monday said it "mistakenly" edited President Donald Trump out of a 2000 photo alongside Melania Trump (then Knauss), Jeffrey Epstein, and Ghislaine Maxwell.

The photo was taken at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, on February 12, 2000.

The network showed the Trump-less image during a segment on Sunday about Maxwell, the British socialite and longtime Epstein confidante who was arrested last week on charges that she arranged and participated in the abuse of young girls.

Epstein died in an apparent suicide in a New York jail last August while awaiting trial on charges of sex trafficking involving dozens of underage girls. Epstein was already a registered sex offender.

In a statement on Monday, a Fox News representative said: "On Sunday, July 5, a report on Ghislaine Maxwell during FOX News Channel's America's News HQ mistakenly eliminated President Donald Trump from a photo alongside then Melania Knauss, Jeffrey Epstein and Maxwell. We regret the error."

Trump has been increasingly critical of Fox News in recent months amid a rift between the network's news anchors and opinion hosts.

The opinion side of Fox tends to present Trump in a positive light, and the president has close relationships with hosts like Sean Hannity. The news side of Fox, meanwhile, has routinely been the target of Trump's ire.

".@FoxNews weekend afternoons is the worst!" Trump tweeted on Sunday. "Getting into @CNN and MSDNC territory. Watch @OANN & @newsmax instead. Much better!"

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Not all Fox News interviewers are in the tank for Donald Trump. One who isn't is Chris Wallace. An interview Wallace did with Trump was broadcast yesterday (outdoors, but with neither one wearing a mask). In the interview, Trump lied repeatedly and Wallace confronted him repeatedly. For example, Trump claimed that U.S. COVID-19 mortality is the lowest in the world. Wallace didn't accept that and told Trump that not only is it not the lowest, it is the seventh highest.

Trump also claimed that Joe Biden wants to defund the police. Wallace pointed out that Biden has specifically rejected that position. When the subject of polling came up, Wallace brought up the Fox News poll showing Biden ahead by 8 points. Trump simply said it was fake news. Wallace was not impressed.

Trump also said that the coronavirus was nearly contained. Actually, the Friday total of 77,000 new cases is an all-time high, so the virus is anything but contained. When Wallace pressed Trump on his lack of a national plan for handling the virus, Trump blamed the governors. Trump also defended the Confederate Battle Flag and whined about not being allowed to hold big rallies in states with Democratic governors.

This is the first Sunday morning news show interview Trump has given in a year (after all, there's golf to be played) and the first one with Wallace in 2 years. Given the President's performance yesterday, no doubt new campaign manager Bill Stepien is going to tell Trump to avoid all interviews with folks not named Hannity or Carlson until after Nov. 3. But Trump does not take direction well, so we'll see.

Fox News has posted the complete interview to youtube. :arrow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6XdpDOH1JA


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Don't forget about the part where Wallace asked him if he would leave the white house if Biden won and he responded with, "I don't know, we'll have to see!"
Pretty bad when a president undermines the actual process that put him into power. If he wins in his mind the electoral process with be "great, the best, never better" if he loses it'll be "a fake election, hoax, deep state tampering". :roll:

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Don't forget about the part where Wallace asked him if he would leave the white house if Biden won and he responded with, "I don't know, we'll have to see!"
Pretty bad when a president undermines the actual process that put him into power. If he wins in his mind the electoral process with be "great, the best, never better" if he loses it'll be "a fake election, hoax, deep state tampering". :roll:

So, the great question... WILL YOU ONE DAY BE ABLE TO GET RID OF TRUMP ?
The gum that stick to your shoe. . .

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Fox News, Ed Henry, Sean Hannity & Tucker Carlson Sued In Sex Trafficking, Sexual Harassment & Retaliation Suit

https://deadline.com/2020/07/ed-henry-sexual-harassment-lawsuit-filed-fox-news-tucker-carlson-sean-hannity-1202989963/


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https://www.electoral-vote.com/evp2020/Pres/Maps/Jul31.html#item-12

We Agree with Fox News...on One Thing

One of the trickier aspects of putting this site together every day in a hurry is determining what the lede should be and, in general, the order of the items. One guideline is the classic inverted pyramid, with stories in descending order of importance. Another is: presidential news first, then Senate news, then House news, then everything else. Background stories (like Michael Cohen's book) rank lower than hard news. However, we also like to group stories that are similar together, so sometimes a less-important one gets moved up because it fits well with an important one.

With so much major news yesterday (Donald Trump's tweet on the election date, the economy collapsing, RBG health scare, John Lewis' funeral, and more) it was a difficult choice this morning. Much to our surprise, a quick check of Fox News' website at 5 a.m. ET today showed that we agreed with Fox on the top story: Trump's attempt to postpone the election. Only they spun it a bit differently. Here is their front page (like many media outlets with sidebars and ads, the format changes as you make the window narrower; this is the minimal version):

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In case you can't read the fine print, there are five stories, with these headlines:

    Trump defends tweet on possible Election Day delay at heated White House news conference
    Trump camp pushes back after Biden doubts WH has vaccine on track
    Scientists unlock centuries-old secret of Stonehenge
    Dem's bid to put limits on US military's recruitment ads fails 2-to-1
    Beachtown neighbors have "Goodfellas" star feeling peeved

Let's take a closer look. Yes, the tweet is #1, but the spin is the all caps text "NOT BACKING DOWN" superimposed on a photo of Donald Trump. Rather than pointing out that the Republican leadership of Congress instantly shot down his proposal, "NOT BACKING DOWN" makes him look strong rather than foolish and ignorant.

Story #2 is about Joe Biden objecting to Trump's claim that a coronavirus vaccine is just around the corner. No reputable scientist thinks we will have a vaccine available before 2021, so this story is also defending an absurd Trump claim.

Story #3 is about Stonehenge. Scientists have discovered that Stonehenge is like Lego blocks, but bigger. That is cool, but is this really more important than the economy or Lewis' funeral?

Story #4 has "AOC REJECTION" superimposed on an item about how Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) sponsored an amendment banning the U.S. military from advertising on war games meant for young children and it was defeated. She defended her amendment by saying: "War is not a game." Fox probably doesn't care what her amendment was about. It's the "AOC REJECTION" part that matters. She could have proposed designating November as National Broccoli Month, or applied for (honorary) membership in the Otto Club of St. Olaf, and the "AOC REJECTION" part would have been the same.

Story #5 is about how actor Joe Pesci is trying to stop his neighbors from building a 315-foot-long dock into Barnegat Bay, NJ. Definitely bigger news than the biggest quarterly drop in GDP in American history.

The takeaway from this item is that Fox News is constantly telling its viewers and readers not to look at any other news source, and probably many of them obey. Imagine what the world looks like to someone whose only news yesterday was these five stories, plus whatever Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham, and Sean Hannity cooked up. That may explain somewhat why Fox News fans tend to be more Trumpish than, say, people who read the New York Times or Washington Post every day.

Just for completeness, the top stories on MSNBC's website this morning were about Lewis' funeral, Trump's tweet, and Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) getting COVID-19.

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