Unfortunately for Sarah Huckabee Sanders and the Trump White House, Shepard Smith, on the administration’s favorite television network, completely debunked her claim that Donald Trump had not said that Russia has stopped targeting U.S. elections.
As I previously posted, Trump told a reporter “No,” when she asked if Russia was still targeting the U.S. On the Outnumbered show, cohost Melissa Francis, normally a staunch Trumper, said about the answer, “It doesn’t sound remotely reasonable … It sounds insane."
A few hours later, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders insisted Trump was merely saying he would not take any more questions.
Smith told Fox viewers otherwise. Not only that, Smith debunked Trump’s previous claim of having misspoken at his summit with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, too. And more.
Watch Smith shred the lie below, from the July 18, 2018 Shepard Smith Reporting, via Media Matters.
But if our email folder of emails from people who thought they were writing to Fox are any guide, Smith has a lot of non-fans in the Fox audience.
The fact is Fox News fanboys hate him and want him fired. I see it all the time. I just visited the #FoxNews hashtag on Twitter and this is the first tweet I found:
“Neil Cavuto has now been exposed in the category with Shep. Smith as an untrustworthy Globalist shill. These people hate Trump with a passion because their shady agenda fails while Trump actually serves the American Public. Beware of ”tweet-url hashtag" href=“https://twitter.com/search?q=%23FoxNews” rel=“nofollow” title=“#FoxNews”>#FoxNews globalists – they are NOT our friend."