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Tue Nov 27, 2018, 07:12 AM

'Fox & Friends' Fed Interview Script to Trump's EPA Chief, Emails Show

Former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt was clearly taken aback last year when occasional Fox & Friends fill-in host Ed Henry grilled him about a number of ethical scandals facing his administration.

And Pruitt had a good reason to be surprised. In past interviews with President Trump’s favorite cable news show, the then-EPA chief’s team chose the topics for interviews, and knew the questions in advance.

In one instance, according to emails revealed in a Freedom of Information Act request submitted by the Sierra Club and reviewed by The Daily Beast, Pruitt’s team even approved part of the show’s script.


Fox & Friends has long been a friendly venue for Trump and his allies, but the emails demonstrate how the show has pushed standard cable news practices to the extreme in order to make interviews a comfortable, non-confrontational experience for favored government officials.


https://www.thedailybeast.com/fox-and-friends-fed-interview-script-to-trumps-epa-chief-emails-show?ref=home

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Tue Nov 27, 2018, 07:17 AM

1. PFFT...and the pResident wants a state run media co?

Hell he already has one.

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Response to titaniumsalute (Reply #1)

Tue Nov 27, 2018, 07:18 AM

2. Yes he does. He wants an international state run media co.

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Response to spanone (Reply #2)

Tue Nov 27, 2018, 07:29 AM

3. No way FOX lets him do this...

It would be 100% direct competition for them. Rupert has molded Fox into what makes him the most money. That is what drives them. Ratings (audience) and revenue. A basically identical network would cut deeply into the Fox News Network.

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