O’Reilly Dismisses Controversy Over Morning Joe Being Too Friendly to Trump

billBill O’Reilly tonight took on members of the media “rooting” for certain candidates and even addressed the controversy about Morning Joe being too friendly to Trump.

Leaked audio picked up Trump engaging in friendly chatter with Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski during their big Trump town hall. O’Reilly, who spent the first part of his show tonight railing against the idea of media people showing overt bias towards certain candidates, said he didn’t ind anything wrong with that audio.

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He said Trump has spoken to him in a similar “joking” way and there was nothing inappropriate about it.

O’Reilly has no problem with politicians like Trump trying to “co-opt” journalists into being friendly; the problem comes when news people trade favorable coverage for access.

Watch above, via Fox News.

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