Maria Bartiromo, Fox Corp.One of the biggest on-air enablers in Donald TrumpFalse elections fled to the then Attorney General using her media influence William barr According to a new book, after Trump’s defeat.
Mid-November 2020, Fox news When Fox Business Host “The DOJ called the bar to complain that it did nothing to prevent Democrats from stealing elections,” journalist Jonathan Karl said.Betrayal: The Final Law of the Trump Show.. “
“She called me and was screaming,” Barr told Karl. Excerpts shared by CNN on Sunday. “I yelled at her. She lost it.”
“After all, it’s very inappropriate for journalists to call the Attorney General and ask them to do anything related to criminal investigations,” said Karl, a Washington correspondent for ABC News. Confronted Bar’s claim.
Karl wrote that Baltilomo did not respond, but a Fox spokesman “denied the explanation of the conversation bar on behalf of Baltilomo.” It was the bar that set the offensive tone, the person said. The HuffPost is asking Fox for further comment.
Karl also described Baltilomo in flattery terms. She “was once a widely respected and pioneering financial journalist …. Now she has her own show on Fox News and a series of unfounded claims designed to overturn the presidential election. I was using it to boost my luck, “he wrote.
Baltilomo has solidified her reputation as a Trump booster She gave the president his first television interview Post-election Fox News And allowed him to spit out unfounded claims Mainly not bound.
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