Fox News Broke Into Donald Trump's Environmental Speech to Fact Check It Live On Air, and They Didn't Hold Back
President Donald Trump's favorite network, Fox News, often hesitates to correct the president on his incessant lies. In fact, the network all too often helps perpetuate them.
But when Trump took the podium for a speech on the environment on Monday, the network took the extraordinary step of fact checking the president live on air.
Fox News' Shepard Smith Just Brutally Fact Checked Donald Trump's Questionable Claim About the Treatment of Migrant Children
At a press gaggle in the Oval Office, President Donald Trump called his detention centers for migrant children a humanitarian crisis. But rather than take responsibility for his Department of Justice zero tolerance policy's creation of the inhumane conditions and overcrowding, Trump told reporters the Democrats were at fault.
Trump also repeated his claim that his administration treated detained children they separated from their family's "better than Obama" and specifically told reporters to remember his claim. Blame President Barack Obama has been a consistent theme in Trump's tenure in office.
President Donald Trump gave his first Oval Office address Tuesday night as the third government shutdown of his presidency slugs through its third week.
Trump, desperate to have his campaign promise of a border wall with Mexico come to fruition, went on a gloomy ten-minute rant riddled with falsehoods, which Shepard Smith of Fox News fact-checked in real time.
Shepard Smith Just Completely Shut Down Donald Trump's Fearmongering About the Migrant Caravan in 30 Seconds Live on Fox News
Fox News Network may be known for stoking the fears of its majority-conservative viewers and bolstering the falsehoods put forth by President Donald Trump, but at least one host is setting the record straight.
Shepard Smith assured viewers on his show, Shepard Smith Reporting, that despite the president's fear mongering, the migrant caravan currently traveling on foot from Central America to the United States is not an "invasion," nor are they a threat to the nation.
Shepard Smith Just Condemned Donald Trump's Attacks on the Media Live on Fox News, and People Are Cheering
President Donald Trump's crusade against the free press has reached new heights in recent weeks, even including the president referring to his own words as "fake news." Trump has also referred to the press as "the real enemy of the people."
Fox News' Shepard Smith has had enough.