Donald Trump According to reports, he called the Fox Business Network was notified of the violence committed by his supporters at U.S. Capitol, Jan. 6, 2021. But executives wouldn’t allow the then-president on the air, deciding it would be “irresponsible” He will be provided with a platform. court filing It was revealed.
Trump Enter your number to “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” According to Dominion Voting Systems’ bombshell brief, the company is trying to join the program. This company is now suing Fox News and its parent organization, the Fox Corporation: $1.6 billion for alleged defamation
However Fox Business Network President Lauren Petterson said It was the belief of the network “it would be irresponsible to put him on air” And that Trump’s words “could impact a lot of people in a negative way,” According to the testimony in the brief.
Lou Dobbs was the host and a strong supporter of Trump And his false claims that he has lost the 2020 presidential election because of a rigged vote. Dobbs was frequently interviewed Trump During his presidency, he was accompanied by his allies.
Fox canceled Dobbs’ show just weeks after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
During its investigation, the House Select Committee that looked into the riot did not know that. Trump They had reached out Fox That day, the source told CNN.
Fox is defending itself in Dominion’s defamation case by arguing that freedom of the press and freedom of speech are protected by the Constitution. Courts have in the past ruled that deliberate lies are not always protected.
Trump We were unable to reach you for comment.