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Trump: Presidents Can Declassify Info Just by Thinking It

Former president tells Hannity all Mar-a-Lago papers were declassified

(Newser) - As the Justice Department moves ahead with a possible criminal case against Donald Trump over his handling of classified documents, the former president is doubling down on a basic line of defense. Trump told Sean Hannity of Fox News Wednesday that everything at Mar-a-Lago was, in fact, declassified because he...

Tech Bigwig Was on Call on How to Contest Trump's Loss

Sean Hannity, Lindsey Graham also said to be on call with ex-Oracle CEO Larry Ellison

(Newser) - Larry Ellison recently popped up on Forbes' "10 Richest People in the World" list, but that's not why he's making headlines this week. The Washington Post is reporting on a "previously unknown dimension" of the efforts to contest former President Trump's loss in the 2020...

In New Texts Between Hannity and Mark Meadows, a Shift

Fox host went from 'staunch supporter' of election lies to warning against 'fing lunatics,' per CNN

(Newser) - CNN has more texts from Mark Meadows , this time dozens of them between the former White House chief of staff and Fox News host Sean Hannity. The two exchanged more than 80 messages between Election Day 2020 and President Biden's inauguration, which the news outlet says show "...

Greene's Texts to Meadows Show Quick Shift on Riot

As it began, she asked for Trump to calm rioters; soon, she put blame on antifa infiltrators

(Newser) - Texts to and from Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows on the day of the Capitol riot and, more generally, in the aftermath of the 2020 election have been the subject of many stories of late. But CNN is now unveiling a mother lode—a total of 2,319 texts...

Longest-Running Cable Anchor Is No Longer Larry King
25 Years,
6 Months,
15 Days

25 Years, 6 Months, 15 Days

Fox says Sean Hannity now has the record for longest-running cable anchor

(Newser) - Fox News is claiming bragging rights for its top anchor as of Thursday: The network says Sean Hannity has surpassed the late Larry King to become the longest-running cable anchor ever, reports the Hill . For the record, his mark is at 25 years, six months, and 15 days. Forbes notes...

Trump Addresses Alleged Rift Between Him, DeSantis

'Fake news' was former president's response to Sean Hannity about reports on him, Fla. governor

(Newser) - Whispers of a rift between Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and former President Donald Trump have been percolating of late , starting with a "thinly veiled shot" at DeSantis by Trump last week as he slammed "gutless" politicians who wouldn't say whether they'd had a COVID booster shot....

Sean Hannity, the Jan. 6 Committee Would Like a Word

Panel wants to talk to him about his text messages

(Newser) - The House select committee investigating last year's Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol wants Sean Hannity's cooperation. A source first leaked the news to Axios , but the committee has since released a letter to Hannity, dated Tuesday, which says the panel has learned the Fox News host...

Fox Host's Jan. 6 Text to Meadows: 'This Is Hurting All of Us'

Laura Ingraham, Sean Hannity, Brian Kilmeade all frantically messaged Trump's then-chief of staff

(Newser) - On Monday evening, a House panel probing what happened during the Capitol riot voted unanimously to recommend Mark Meadows, the chief of staff for former President Trump, be held in contempt of Congress. Among the evidence read aloud before the vote were a series of text messages sent to Meadows...

Hannity Endorses 'Science of Vaccination'

He implores Fox viewers to 'take COVID seriously,' and Steve Doocy does the same

(Newser) - Comments made by two Fox News hosts on Monday were generating attention in regard to COVID, but not for reasons critics of the network might expect:
  • Sean Hannity: "Please take COVID seriously, I can't say it enough," said the prime-time show host, per the Hill . "Enough

New Narrative Emerges on Right About Protests

They're blaming antifa for the violence

(Newser) - In the wake of Wednesday's violence in Washington, a new narrative has emerged on the right about what happened. It boils down to this: Don't blame us, blame the far-left activists of antifa. The accusation is that members of the latter group infiltrated pro-Trump protests and turned them...

Hannity Has New Advice for Trump
Hannity Has New
Advice for Trump

Hannity Has New Advice for Trump

Fox host uses radio, TV shows to advise president to pardon himself

(Newser) - Sean Hannity is making his advice to President Trump loud and clear: Pardon yourself. The Fox News host used both his TV show and his radio show Monday to spread the message, reports Business Insider . "The president out the door needs to pardon his whole family and himself,"...

Big Fox Names to Be Deposed in Case of Murdered DNC Staffer

Sean Hannity and Lou Dobbs, plus other network staffers and execs

(Newser) - Sean Hannity, Lou Dobbs, and a number of Fox News staffers and execs will answer questions under oath next month about the network's infamous coverage of Seth Rich's death. The Democratic National Committee staffer was murdered in Washington, DC, in 2016; police believe the unsolved slaying was the...

Trump Boasts About Wowing Doctors on Cognitive Test

"They said, 'That’s an unbelievable thing. Rarely does anybody do what you just did'"

(Newser) - The two men expected to face each other in the general election have a combined age of 151, which is one reason why both keep taking digs at each other about mental fitness. In an interview with Sean Hannity Thursday night, President Trump suggested he did not think that Joe...

Trump Calls Fauci 'Nice Man,' Then Starts Finger-Pointing

President slams nation's top infectious-disease expert, other health officials on virus to Hannity

(Newser) - In a week where the US saw three consecutive days of more than 55,000 new coronavirus cases, with Florida, Texas, and California all experiencing record daily death rates, President Trump was put in the hot seat on the pandemic on Fox News Thursday night—but he didn't point...

Trump: There Will Be 'Retribution' for Attacks on Monuments

'They're terrorists in a sense,' he tells Hannity

(Newser) - President Trump called people who tear down or deface monuments "terrorists" on Thursday and promised there would be "retribution." The president addressed the subject during a socially distanced town hall event in Wisconsin with Fox's Sean Hannity, the Hill reports. "Every night we’re going...

Fox Has a New 'First Couple'
Meet the
'First Couple'
of Fox News

Meet the 'First Couple' of Fox News

It's Sean Hannity and Ainsley Earhardt, sources say

(Newser) - Sean Hannity and Ainsley Earhardt have been quietly seeing each other for quite some time, sources tell Vanity Fair . The magazine calls them "the first couple of Fox News," and recounts how they arrived together, via helicopter, to the wedding of another Fox couple last August. "Hannity...

Hydroxychloroquine Falls Out of Favor
Trump Called It a Potential
'Game Changer.' No Longer
the rundown

Trump Called It a Potential 'Game Changer.' No Longer

A coronavirus panel recommended against hydroxychloroquine's use on Tuesday

(Newser) - The bloom appears to be off the rose when it comes to the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine. President Trump has repeatedly touted it as a possible treatment for the novel coronavirus, but a yet-to-be-peer-reviewed study released Tuesday found there were more deaths among COVID-19 patients at US veteran hospitals who were...

Dr. Oz Steps In It With Coronavirus Comments

He apologizes, but part of the problem was an out-of-context version of his quote

(Newser) - Dr. Oz apologized a day after making a controversial coronavirus suggestion on Sean Hannity's Fox News show. Discussing the possibility of reopening certain parts of society during Wednesday's show, Oz cited a study that he said showed "the opening of schools may only cost us 2% to...

New York Approves Controversial Ventilator Solution

Medical groups warn against practice of splitting one ventilator between 2 patients

(Newser) - As the US takes the No. 1 spot in coronavirus cases, the epicenter of the outbreak here has approved a controversial process in anticipation of ventilator shortages. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday his state's hospitals can now split one ventilator between two patients—a "not ideal...

Trump Talks 2020 Dems, Coronavirus With Hannity

He calls Bernie Sanders a 'communist'

(Newser) - President Trump spoke to Fox News host Sean Hannity in a pre-Super Bowl interview —and he didn't hold back from unloading on the Democratic White House hopefuls. The president described Joe Biden as "sleepy" and said Elizabeth Warren's platform was a "fairy tale," USA ...

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