Fox News calls Biden a ‘wannabe dictator’, falsely claims he arrested Trump

Well it happened.

On Tuesday, while covering simultaneous speeches by President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump during primetime programming typically, Fox News demonstrated its much-hyped “Straight News” operation when it explained to viewers below the text. screen that Biden is a “wannabe dictator” who personally ordered Trump’s arrest.

Not really. occurred. You can see for yourself now:

For those who can’t see the video, below a split screen with Biden’s speech on the left, and Trump’s speech on the right, a kyron read: “Wannabe dictator at White House after arresting his political rival.” I speak. Complex!

In case you’re missing the context, Trump was formally arrested in a federal courthouse in Miami on charges stemming from a special counsel investigation into illegal possession of classified documents. He was indicted on Friday on 37 charges, not only for illegally taking highly sensitive classified national security documents with him when he leaves office in 2021, but also for defrauding the US government and evading efforts to recover them. Because of his efforts as well.

Trump gave a speech on Tuesday night about his arrest, mainly denouncing everyone involved in the case, accusing his political enemies of all kinds of conspiracy and questioning what the law says regarding classified documents. openly and repeatedly about lying. Read more about it here,

Meanwhile, Biden has consistently full distance maintained and from the Department of Justice declined to comment On multiple investigations into Trump. Biden has also ordered the national Democratic Party and his own elected committee to remain silent on the matter, lest he answer face of politicization Such a serious matter. and the speech he gave on Friday was in support of LGBTQ rights,

Meanwhile, it turns out that calling the only major presidential candidate in 2020 who didn’t attempt to overthrow the government a “wannabe dictator” didn’t just work wacky on Fox News Tuesday evening.

Prior to that moment, Brian Kilmeade, teasing coverage of Trump’s post-arrest speech, practically denied that Biden is president at all. “This is the President of the United States of America,” he said while introducing the clip.

To be clear, Donald Trump is not the President of the United States as of January 20, 2021.

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In unrelated news, a month after Fox News fired Tucker Carlson, it lost 1/3 of its primetime viewership,

A Fox News rep did not immediately respond to a request for comment from TheWrap.

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