Hannity on Bombshell Mueller Report: ‘The New York Times is Trying to Distract You’

A New York Times bombshell report, alleging President Donald Trump ordered Special Counsel Robert Mueller to be fired back in June, has been all anybody has been talking about, both online and on cable news, since the article dropped a couple of hours ago.

You wouldn’t exactly know that if you were watching Fox News. Sean Hannity, for instance, spent the initial portion of his show juicing up a conspiracy theory behind the once-missing text messages between FBI lawyer Lisa Page and senior agent Peter Strzok.

He did, eventually, get around to covering the NYT’s report, which alleges Trump was only stopped from firing Mueller when White House counsel Don McGahn threatened to quit.

Hannity said, essentially, that it was a purposeful distraction, going on to accuse Mueller and the other investigators of simply being “Democrat donors.”

“The White House has handed out over 20,000 pages to Robert Mueller and his band of merry Democrat donors,” he said.

“Tonight, for example, they are trying to change the story. At this hour, the New York Times is trying to distract you. They have a story that Trump wanted Mueller fired some time last June and our sources––and I’ve checked in with many of them––they’ve not confirmed that tonight.”

He ended the segment by asking the audience “How many times has the New York Times and others gotten it wrong?”

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