Posted by on April 26, 2019 10:14 am
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A Fox News reporter on Thursday called out two of his colleagues for sounding “like a White Supremacist chat room” when they attempted to defend President Trump’s infamous “both sides” comment about white supremacists in Charlottesville, according to internal emails reviewed by The Daily Beast.

Shortly after former Vice President Joe Biden launched his 2020 presidential campaign with a video bashing Trump’s comments there were “good people on both sides” at the deadly 2017 “Unite the Right” rally, general assignment reporter Doug McKelway reporter sprang into action to defend the president.

McKelway, a nine-year Fox News veteran, sent an email to dozens of network employees, saying he was “Putting this Biden statement out there, next to Trump’s original presser, and a live interview I did in C-ville with ‘good people on both sides’” to supposedly fact-check Biden. The emails were first published by FTV Live.

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