Fox News Anchor Blasts Trump for Attacking Colleagues: ‘Bullying Journalists is Not Presidential’


After President Donald Trump tweeted at Fox News correspondents John Roberts and Gillian Turner Sunday evening, anchor Julie Banderas defended her colleagues in a series of tweets.

Trump initially tweeted Roberts and Turner — the network’s chief White House correspondent and Washington correspondent, respectively — “have even less understanding of the Wall negotiations than the folks at FAKE NEWS CNN & NBC!”

“This is NOT right. I stand by my colleagues @johnrobertsFox and @GillianHTurner They don’t deserve this,” she said. “No reporter does. They are doing their jobs and reporting the facts.”

After receiving some pushback from her followers, Banderas said “insulting two of our journalists @realDonaldTrump is putting a target on their backs,” adding how “bullying journalists is not Presidential”:

“I have always stood up for journalists no matter what network they work for. We all should support each other,” she added when asked by some if she has defended other reporters who had received the ire of Trump.

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Julio has previously written for Independent Journal Review. He is currently a Military/Veterans Contributor for and serving in the Marine Corps Reserves.