CNN morning present host Alisyn Camerota on Tuesday questioned whether or not Fox Information ought to be referred to as a “information group” after one of many community’s largest stars, Sean Hannity, joined President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump pauses Missouri campaign rally after woman collapses Fox News hosts join Trump on stage at Missouri campaign rally Nate Silver in final midterm projections: ‘Democrats need a couple of things to go wrong’ to lose the House MORE on stage Monday night time on the president’s closing marketing campaign rally forward of the midterm elections.
“They know, vaguely, that they’re not purported to have one among their hosts endorse a candidate or a celebration,” Camerota stated in reference to the top-rated cable community. “However Sean Hannity can not help himself.”
“They’re having a schizophrenic second over there making an attempt to determine what their position over there may be purported to be with the Trump presidency,” Camerota continued on CNN’s “New Day.”
“Are you able to think about [CNN anchor] Don Lemon campaigning for Stacey Abrams?” Camerota requested her panel of visitors. “Don Lemon with the ability to take the rostrum?”
“I imply, when individuals say that there’s no distinction and when Fox tries to contemplate itself a information group, they’ve some issues at moments like this,” Camerota added.
Camerota’s criticism got here the morning after Hannity, who hosts the highly-rated “Hannity,” joined Trump on stage at his marketing campaign rally in Missouri on Monday night time, though the information host tweeted earlier in the day that he would “not be on stage campaigning with the President.”
Whereas on stage, the Fox Information host labelled the press in attendance on the rally as “pretend information” and echoed Trump’s mantra of “guarantees made, guarantees saved.”
The president additionally referred to as on his “pal” Jeanine Pirro, who additionally hosts a present on Fox Information, to take the stage on the rally.
“In case you just like the American that [Trump] is making now, you’ve obtained to ensure you get on the market tomorrow in the event you haven’t voted but,” Pirro stated from the rostrum.
The Hill has reached out to Fox Information for remark.