Hannity Shreds Dems For Not Giving Fox News a Primary Debate: ‘Pretty Gutless Move’


Sean Hannity shredded Democrats Thursday following the party’s decision not to allow Fox News to host one of their 2020 Presidential debates.

As part of a scathing opening monologue, Hannity blasted the party for shunning Fox News.

“A party that has gone so far to the left they won’t even hold a debate on the Fox News channel?” He said. “By the way, I won’t be hosting. Don’t worry. Let not your hearts be troubled. Pretty gutless move by Democrats.”

Hannity went on to defend his colleagues, and accuse journalists on rival networks CNN and MSNBC of being “in the tank.”

“In reality, we know that 2020 Democrats, they’re just too afraid to face real questions from fair and balanced journalists here on the Fox News channel and our news division,” Hannity said. “Journalists who don’t buy into the conspiracy theories and fake news, that will ask fair and tough questions. You know what, they’re not in the tank like CNN and MSNBC.”

In a statement provided to Mediaite, Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez cited the New Yorker’s reporting on the “inappropriate relationship between President Trump, his administration and Fox News” as the reason why the party is spurning the network. In that piece, writer Jane Mayer reported that Hannity mingled freely with White House officials during a trip to the border in January.

“Hannity was treated in Texas like a member of the Administration because he virtually is one,” Mayer wrote.

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