“…Rupert wants Donald Trump to win. So just let it go.”

Rupert and his wife and TrumpoDaily Mail, UK

❝ An editor at Fox News killed a report prior to the 2016 presidential election revealing that President Trump engaged in an affair with adult-film actress Stormy Daniels years ago, The New Yorker reported on Monday.

According to the magazine, former FoxNews.com reporter Diana Falzone “had obtained proof” of the affair and confirmed it with several key sources, including Daniels and her ex-husband.

Falzone had also reportedly obtained emails between Daniels’s attorney and Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen that showed that Cohen had proposed to pay cash to Daniels in exchange for a nondisclosure agreement.

❝ …former Fox News executive Ken LaCorte ultimately told Falzone to “let it go.”

“Good reporting, kiddo. But Rupert [Murdoch] wants Donald Trump to win. So just let it go,” LaCorte reportedly said.

If you’re surprised to learn this, I know folks with a couple of bridges in NYC ready to sell them to you.

6 thoughts on ““…Rupert wants Donald Trump to win. So just let it go.”

  1. No soup for you! says:

    The Democratic National Committee said on Wednesday that it had barred Fox News from hosting or televising a candidate debate for the party’s 2020 primary election, an unusually pointed rebuke of a cable news channel whose star pundits are closely aligned with President Trump. (New York Times 3/6/19) https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/06/business/media/democrats-fox-news-debate-host.html The committee’s chairman, Tom Perez, said in a statement that Fox News “is not in a position to host a fair and neutral debate for our candidates.” Mr. Perez cited an article published this week by The New Yorker that reported on ties between the president and the network, which he deemed an “inappropriate relationship.”
    The article, titled “The Making of the Fox News White House,” suggested that the news network had become a “propaganda” vehicle for Trump.

  2. Stay tuned says:

    “Lachlan Murdoch takes control of Fox Corp. But how will he deal with President Trump?” https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/lachlan-murdoch-takes-control-of-fox-corp-but-how-will-he-deal-with-president-trump/2019/03/20/abbb43d6-40ee-11e9-a0d3-1210e58a94cf_story.html?utm_term=.213d9c442aae
    “Everyone Thinks They’re Going to Sell”: Hellfire at Fox as Hannity Mulls Leaving and Lachlan Goes Full Donna Brazile on Trump. Inside Fox, staffers believe that C.E.O. Lachlan Murdoch is likely to nudge the network in a less pro-Trump direction. Is this the first step in a larger strategy to sell the newly spun-off company? https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/03/hellfire-at-fox-as-sean-hannity-mulls-leaving
    “Trump can’t afford to lose his state TV” https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/03/20/trump-cant-afford-lose-his-state-tv/?utm_term=.8f2c323fa5d9

  3. Judges 15:4 says:

    “Is Fox News, like the Republican Party, having moral qualms — or at least nagging concerns — about its image?” (LA Times 3/22/19) https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/tv/la-et-st-pirro-mccain-trump-lachlan-fox-news-20190322-story.html
    “Trump’s relationship with Fox News is unprecedented. Sunday’s tweets prove it” (CNN 3/18/19) https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/17/media/donald-trump-fox-news-media/index.html
    “Trump Tweets Fox News Clips Directly as the Symbiosis of Stupid Reaches a Climax” (Esquire 3/22/19) https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a26881469/trump-tweet-fox-news-clips-directly/
    “Trump Flips Out at Fox for Asking Why He Keeps Attacking John McCain (Who Is Dead)” (Splinter 3/22/19) https://splinternews.com/trump-flips-out-at-fox-for-asking-why-he-keeps-attackin-1833489268

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