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Donald Trump's War With Fox News Continues With New Boycott

Donald Trump tweets that he's boycotting Fox News for the foreseeable future.
Donald Trump's War With Fox News Continues With New Boycott

This story is getting pretty tiresome, but it needs to be reported. The on again/off again fued between Trump and Fox News heated up again when Donald tweeted he was being treated unfairly again.

His constant whining about Fox News is fun to see because diehard Fox viewers that support Trump are taking it out on their favorite network. I guess he's mad at his BFF Bill O'Reilly, who he recently accused of putting too many Trump haters on the air.

TPM:

The announcement came after the real estate mogul renewed his feud with Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly in a Tuesday night rant.

Update: A Fox News spokesperson said in a statement provided to TPM that the network canceled Trump's planned Thursday appearance on "The O'Reilly Factor" before he announced that his boycott:

“At 11:45am today, we canceled Donald Trump’s scheduled appearance on The O’Reilly Factor on Thursday, which resulted in Mr. Trump’s subsequent tweet about his ‘boycott’ of FOX News. The press predictably jumped to cover his tweet, creating yet another distraction from any real issues that Mr. Trump might be questioned about. When coverage doesn’t go his way, he engages in personal attacks on our anchors and hosts, which has grown stale and tiresome. He doesn’t seem to grasp that candidates telling journalists what to ask is not how the media works in this country.”

On a similar note, I do think all Sunday network talk shows should refuse to take phone-in interviews from Trump. He's not calling in to Fox & Friends after all. Get you butt on set or fugetaboutit.

"Prior to this cycle, I’d never seen a presidential candidate doing a phone interview and we’re not going to do it on ‘Fox News Sunday’,” Wallace said, adding that "a phoner debases the currency.”


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