Fox News has issued a statement explaining why they abruptly pulled away from a White House Press conference being held by Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany after footage was played of riots and chaos in Portland.
Harris Faulkner explains “Alright, we were not expecting that video and our management here at Fox News has decided we will pull away from that at this time.”
#FoxNews pulls away from this video
It’s harder for us to lie to you if you see it with your own eyes#PeacefulPortlandProtest🙄
— DrScott (@drscott_atlanta) July 24, 2020
Fox News has issued the following statement to The Hill.
“FOX News was not provided with any advance warning that a video using profanity would air during this afternoon’s White House press briefing. Once it aired, FOX News made the decision it was inappropriate for a daytime audience and temporarily dropped out of coverage.”