Chris Wallace slammed media outlets on “Fox News Sunday” for trying to connect President Donald Trump to the newsroom shooting at Capital Gazette in Maryland.
Wallace played a clip of reporters yelling at Trump on the South Lawn of the White House as they tried to establish a link between the deadly massacre and his treatment of the media.
“I have been very outspoken about President Trump calling the media the enemy of the American people, I think it’s wrong,” Wallace said.
“But I have to say that that spectacle that we saw on the South Lawn—and some reporters in any way trying to draw a link between his comments about the media to the shooting in Annapolis of five reporters in a newspaper office, a shooter apparently with a long grudge against that paper, I think is outrageous. Am I wrong?” he asked.
“We’re in a new environment,” Jason Riley of The Wall Street Journal replied. “On the left particularly, blame Trump, ask questions later. That’s the new mode that the press operates in.”
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