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  • Fox News host: Trump’s move to pardon convicted and accused U.S. war criminals will unite the country out of “a love of our military”

    Fox News hosts: Trump’s move to pardon convicted and accused U.S. war criminals is "amazing" and will unite the country out of “a love of our military” pic.twitter.com/VVr8eZAy4c — Media Matters (@mmfa) May 19, 2019 PETE HEGSETH: This is very heartening for guys like me and others in the service who look at the previous administration whether it was the trading terrorists to get a deserter in Bowe Bergdahl, who basically got a slap on the wrist, a pardon of Bradley Manning. I mean you had a...

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  • On a Fox straight "news" show, Matt Schlapp says Fox anchor Chris Wallace "is wrong" that U.S. consumers will pay the cost of Trump's tariffs

    DANA PERINO (ANCHOR): Michael, you heard today the president really appealing to Americans' sense of patriotism and patience when it comes to this fight. Does that put the Democrats a little bit in a box? MICHAEL MEEHAN (SQUARED COMMUNICATIONS PRESIDENT): Well, asking for patriotism and paying 25% more on goods because of some strategy that most people can't follow doesn't make any sense to me at all. But those farmers are right. They have such a small margin that if you want to mess with their...

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  • Trump’s support comes almost entirely from Fox News viewers: report

    President Donald Trump has been historically unpopular throughout his first term -- but he has a rock-solid base of around 42 percent of the electorate that has generally stuck with him despite the constant swirl of scandal and controversy. A new NBC News-Wall Street Journal survey shows that Fox News viewers have disproportionately skewed views of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. According to the survey, a full

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  • Fox News legal analyst lays waste to Trump’s attempts to block access to the unredacted Mueller report

    On Wednesday, President Donald Trump issued an order of executive privilege to block Congress from accessing the full Mueller report and underlying evidence. Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano pointed out that the Trump White House is using executive privilege in an unusual way. "The President has claimed executive privilege on the redacted parts of the report," Napolitano observed, adding that Trump wouldn't know what's in the redacted parts. And that's not how executive privilege is...

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