More proof has surfaced that the GOP is trying to avoid talking about the president. The newest is taught they have begun turning down the invitations to be on Fox News.
Shepard Smith, the Fox host, told the viewers on Wednesday that he wanted to talk about the uproar over Trump’s latest press conference. During his latest speech on Tuesday, Trump equated the white supremacists with the people who were protesting against them in Charlottesville, Va., this weekend.
Unfortunately, nobody wanted to go on the air and express their support of Trump’s statement. Apparently, no one believes that there are any good neo-Nazis. Especially not at the violent rally where one was killed and 19 others were injured.
Smith explained the issue that his booking team had faced.
“Our booking team ― and they’re good ― reached out to Republicans of all stripes, across the country today. Let’s be honest, Republicans often don’t really mind coming on Fox News Channel. We couldn’t get anyone to come and defend him here, because we thought, in balance, someone should do that.”
However, Smith pointed out that the GOP was moving away from the president’s controversial claims. However, they were still unwilling to completely abandon him.
Smith also added, “And of those that are condemning the president’s condemnable actions, I’ve not heard any prominent leaders, former presidents, members of the House or the Senate use his name while speaking in generalities.”