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Fox News Host Bret Baier Getting Slammed by Viewers, Check Out His Response

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Fox News host Bret Baier made some remarks this week about President Trump banning a reporter from covering the White House that didn’t settle too well with some folks in the viewing audience.

True to form in the 21st century, these individuals quickly made it clear that they weren’t happy with Baier by criticizing his comments. Well, the veteran anchor is responding to his critics. Here’s what he has to say.

Some viewers thought Baier had shown disloyalty to Trump because he said that Fox News stood “firmly” with CNN on the issue of press availability. The Trump administration had told a CNN reporter that she was not allowed at an announcement at the Rose Garden because she acted inappropriately earlier that day. She denies their characterization of her behavior.

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“As a member of the White House press pool, Fox stands firmly with CNN on this issue of access,” Baier said immediately after the story broke.

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Wednesday evening, Baier patiently answered some of his critics on social media and defended his statement.

“When Sam Donaldson would yell questions at Ronald Reagan – what do you think folks supporting the President called him?” Baier asked, referring to Reagan allowing access to hostile reporters.

“They are members of the WH press pool,” he explained to another angry critic. “Kaitlan was doing what pool reporters do. We stand for access for WH reporters-no matter what you think about their coverage.”

Baier reminded some that CNN stood up for Fox News when former President Obama refused them access during his term in office.

“When President Obama’s administration left us out of round robin interviews — CNN and [Jake Tapper] spoke out for us,” he tweeted.

Here’s the full video of Baier’s statement:

What seems really scary about all of this isn’t Trump banning the reporter, nor Fox News standing with CNN. What’s truly frightening is that a journalist is being hounded for not pledging his loyalty to the President of the United States.

Have we as conservatives really forgotten how awful an idea it is to have the press connected so deeply to a particular politician? We endured eight years of that with Obama, many of us often vocalizing how sickening it was to see the media in the pocket of the left instead of being impartial and objective.

Now we’re the ones insulting people for not being loyal to Trump? At times it feels like there is a bad case of viral schizophrenia circulating throughout the political right that makes us wag the finger at leftists for certain practices and then hypocritically ignore those same practices when we do them ourselves.

If we want to win hearts and minds with the truth — and conservative principles grounded in the Word of God are indeed the truth — then we need to live consistently by those principles, which is something the left dare not do. Let’s be bold, be different, be consistent.

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Dem Senator: Troops Remain In DC Because Trump May Incite Another Capitol Attack

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John Salvatore

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On a scale of 1-10, this quote from a Democrat Senator hits 11 on the side of stupidity. People like Chris Murphy just can’t help themselves. They are literally obsessed with President Donald Trump. Hey, Connecticut – want a do-over on this guy or what? If you live in the Constitution State and said no, you may want to re-evaluate. During an appearance on CNN, Murphy said: “The threat to the country is not over. We still have 5,000 National Guard members surrounding the Capitol complex. Why? Because there are still existing threats, present threats to the security of the Capitol. And so long as Donald Trump is empowered by Senate Republicans, there’s still the chance that he is going to incite another attempt at the Capitol or stir up similar trouble at the state legislative level or in a governor’s election when things don’t go his way. The threat is still very real to American democracy.” From The Daily Wire: Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA) added to the already deep divide in our nation during a online meeting with constituents in San Francisco on Saturday, claiming the Trump supporters who breached the Capitol on Wednesday chose their “whiteness over democracy.” Pelosi said, “When that assault was taking place on the Capitol, 3,865 people in our country died of the coronavirus, many of them people of color because of the injustice of it all. The next day, on Thursday, 4,000 people died of the coronavirus. Why? Because decisions were made at the highest level, months before in the Oval Office, of denial, distortion, delay, calling it a ‘hoax.’” She added, “I thought it was going to be an epiphany for those who were in opposition of our democracy to see the light. Instead, it was an epiphany for the…

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Report: Biden Forming Committee With Intent of Packing the Supreme Court

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John Salvatore

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Biden refused to answer on the campaign trail if he would pack the court. He even said the American people don’t deserve to know his position on the matter. But since SCOTUS currently leans 5-4 conservative (though, four of the five justices sometimes side with the liberal minority), Joe is now making it clear that he’s planning to bump up the total from nine. From Politico: The Biden administration is moving forward with the creation of a bipartisan commission to study reforms to the Supreme Court and the federal judiciary. The commission will be housed under the purview of the White House Counsel’s office and filled out with the behind-the-scenes help of the Biden campaign’s lawyer Bob Bauer, who will co-chair the commission. Its specific mandate is still being decided. But, in a signal that the commission is indeed moving ahead, some members have already been selected, according to multiple people familiar with the discussions. CONTINUED: Among those who will be on the commission are Cristina Rodríguez, a professor at Yale Law School and a former deputy assistant attorney general in the Obama Department of Justice, who will join Bauer as co-chair. Caroline Fredrickson, the former president of the American Constitution Society, and Jack Goldsmith, a Harvard Law School professor and a former assistant attorney general in the Bush Department of Justice, will also serve on the commission, those familiar with discussions said. Fredrickson has hinted that she is intellectually supportive of ideas like court expansion. In 2019, she said in an interview with Eric Lesh, the executive director of the LGBT Bar Association and Foundation of Greater New York: “I often point out to people who aren’t lawyers that the Supreme Court is not defined as ‘nine person body’ in the Constitution, and it has changed size many times.”…

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