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It was known that the former president’s favorite television channel Donald Trump It was Fox News, but not that its anchors were also its favorite unofficial “advisers”.
This was revealed Stephanie Grisham, a former White House press secretary, who pointed out that there were challenges between the former president’s official advisers and the television presenters who had the direct number to communicate with the former president, according to a report by The Washington Post.
“There were times when the president would come down the next morning and say, ‘Well, Sean thinks we should do this’ or ‘Judge Jeanine thinks we should do this’ “Grisham said.
The test taker was referring to Sean Hannity and Jeanine Pirro, both Fox News hosts.
Grisham, exportavoice also of the former first lady Melania Trump, He resigned from the White House after the attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021 and wrote a book criticizing Trump.
He even pointed out that White House advisers “rolled their eyes” in frustration of hearing the former president about the ideas taken from television.
There are no details on what matters the former president took the advice, but one of the issues that have come to light is the text messages, recently published by the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 insurrection., between the hosts of the television station and the former head of Gabiente, Mark Meadows.
“Mark, the president needs to tell people on Capitol Hill to go home,” wrote Laura Ingraham, another Fox News anchor. “This is hurting us all. He is destroying his legacy. ”
Hannity also offered advice to the White House in the run-up to and in the aftermath of the congressional attacks.
A message is quoted from December 31, 2020, when Hannity texted Meadows to warn him of the dangerous path the Trump movement was takingHe even referred to a communication with the ex-president that had not gone “at all well.”
“Guys, we have a clear path to land the plane in 9 days (sic),” Hannity wrote. “He can’t mention the elections again… I didn’t have a good call with him today. And what is worse, I am not sure what is left to do or say, and I do not like not knowing if it is really understood. Ideas?
It should be remembered that much of the advancement of former President Trump in the US occurred through the spaces that were given to him on Fox News, both with interviews and special reports and constant mentions.