Over the course of the last four years, President Donald Trump and Fox News have grown slowly apart, with perhaps a more vigorous diversion trending during these last several months.
It’s something that Donald Trump has lamented about publicly and frequently, sometimes even taking his complaints directly to the source during his nearly-regular appearances on Fox & Friends.
And, during these turbulent last few days of the election, Trump’s anger at the infotainment network has increased tenfold, particularly after the station called Arizona for Biden early on Tuesday.
The campaign held a special call for reporters from conservative outlets, following an earlier call for the media in general. The message was the same in both: the campaign expects to win in Arizona, Pennsylvania, and Georgia, securing victory.
With regard to Pennsylvania, officials said, the campaign would make sure that “legal ballots are counted, and illegal ballots are not counted.”
The mood inside the campaign remained optimistic, it seemed.
Stepien and senior adviser Jason Miller said that they were “completely” confident of winning. Asked by a reporter about a tweet by CNN’s Jim Acosta suggesting the campaign was nervous about Georgia, Miller laughed and called it “fake news.”
President Trump is working up legal challenges to the electoral process in several states around the nation, and Arizona could very well be the site of a prolonged battle that just happens to put some egg on Fox News’ face.
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