Later on Wednesday, Moore appeared on “The Benny Show” with host Benny Johnson. Moore told Johnson that, according to a Fox News insider, the network has prohibited all mention of the Trump interview. “They are totally banned — all shows are banned from even acknowledging that Trump will appear on the show,” Moore said. Johnson tweeted both a clip of the interview and a paraphrased version of Moore’s comments. Readers can view the clip below.
Sources inside Fox Corp say executives at both Fox News and the parent company are “incandescent” over Tucker’s Trump interview. Tucker’s inner circle tells me: it would be “extremely wise to leave Tucker and his longtime producing partner, Justin Wells, alone.” Each spent more…— Chadwick Moore (@Chadwick_Moore) August 23, 2023
If Fox News executives were “incandescent” over the interview, they must have gone thermonuclear when Carlson released a 37-second promo on Wednesday afternoon. “Whatever you think of Trump, he is, as of tonight, the indisputable, far-and-away front-runner in the Republican race,” Carlson said. No doubt this reminder of Trump’s enduring popularity rankled the Republican establishment. Carlson, however, had another shot to fire across the Fox News bow. “So when Trump approached us about having a conversation for a far larger audience than he’d receive on cable news, we happily accepted,” Carlson said. As he spoke, Carlson gave special emphasis to the words “far larger audience.”
🚨BREAKING: Tucker Carlson biographer @Chadwick_Moore reveals Fox News whistleblower has come forward about an active BAN at the network from mentioning Tucker Carlson’s historic interview with Trump tonight:“They are totally banned— all shows are banned— from even mentioning… pic.twitter.com/VrL5vZqQXu — Benny Johnson (@bennyjohnson) August 23, 2023
Carlson told the truth about his audience. As of Thursday afternoon, his interview with Trump has amassed an astonishing 235 million views on X.
Here’s what’s happening at 8:55pm ET. pic.twitter.com/UZcgSnv6Nm— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) August 23, 2023
Meanwhile, Fox News and the Republican establishment cling to the evanescent hope that viewers and voters will return to them. This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.
Ep. 19 Debate Night with Donald J Trump pic.twitter.com/ayPfII48CO— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) August 24, 2023