Sean Hannity

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Hannity Slammed for Failing to Disclose Cohen Connection

Experts say it raises major ethical issues

(Newser) - Sean Hannity is trying very hard to downplay the fact that he failed to disclose that he was among attorney Michael Cohen's clients —but even some of his fellow Fox hosts are taking him to task. On The Five, Juan Williams wondered why Hannity neglected to mention his... More »

Trump Attorney's Unnamed Client Revealed: Sean Hannity

Lawyers for Michael Cohen tried to argue against release of name

(Newser) - President Trump's personal attorney has been forced to reveal that another of his clients is Fox News host Sean Hannity. Lawyers for Michael Cohen argued in court on Monday that they could not identify Hannity because he asked that his name not be disclosed in connection with an FBI... More »

Hannity Accepts Kimmel Apology, Slams 'Corrupt Media'

He says he'll 'hit back harder' if Kimmel resumes feud

(Newser) - They'll probably never be on each other's Christmas cards lists, but the feud between Jimmy Kimmel and Sean Hannity appears to be over. On his Fox show Monday night, Hannity grudgingly accepted what he called a "forced, corporate, Disney apology " from Kimmel, Mediaite reports. "From... More »

Jimmy Kimmel Issues Apology to Hannity, Melania Trump

He says infant son has received threats

(Newser) - If it counts as a victory when the person you're feuding with apologizes because his infant son has received death threats, then Sean Hannity just won his feud with Jimmy Kimmel. Kimmel tweeted a lengthy statement Sunday, apologizing for the remark about Melania Trump's accent that first offended... More »

Here's the New Most-Watched Cable News Host

Rachel Maddow beat Sean Hannity in March

(Newser) - Rachel Maddow is the most-watched cable news host, at least for now. The Rachel Maddow Show was the highest-rated show in cable news in March, with an average total audience of 3.058 million viewers compared to Sean Hannity's 3 million, Forbes reports. This is a big deal considering,... More »

Sean Hannity Deletes Bizarre Post About Obama Portrait

Rumors of hidden images

(Newser) - People have thoughts about the new Obama portraits , and some are weirder than others. On Tuesday, Sean Hannity's website pushed perhaps the weirdest of all—that the portrait contained hidden images of sperm. The Week quotes from the since-deleted page: "Controversy surrounding Kehinde Wiley's wildly non-traditional portrait... More »

Sean Hannity's Twitter Was 'Compromised,' Vanishes

And conspiracy theories were rampant

(Newser) - Conspiracy theories flew Saturday morning after the Twitter account of conservative TV host Sean Hannity was "briefly compromised," according to a Twitter spokesperson, and unavailable for a few hours. The AP reports after the Fox News star's verified account posted a message that simply and cryptically said... More »

Roy Moore Responds to Hannity's Ultimatum

Another 2 women have come forward

(Newser) - Sean Hannity gave Roy Moore a 24-hour ultimatum Tuesday—and the embattled Senate candidate responded. In an open letter to Hannity , Moore said he never dated "underage girls" and suggested that an inscription in the yearbook of Beverly Young Nelson, who says he sexually assaulted her when she was... More »

Hannity Issues an Ultimatum to Roy Moore

He says candidate has 24 hours to explain himself

(Newser) - Roy Moore says his fight is just beginning—but with even Sean Hannity withdrawing support, the writing could be on the wall for his Senate bid. The Fox host, who previously defended Moore after the candidate was accused of sexual misconduct, issued an ultimatum Tuesday night, telling Moore he has... More »

Hannity Fans Smash Machines After Keurig Pulls Ads

5 companies have joined ad boycott

(Newser) - Coffee machine maker Keurig has added its name to the list of advertisers boycotting Sean Hannity's Fox show over the Roy Moore controversy, and Hannity fans are not pleased: On Sunday, many of them promised to boycott the company. A few using the #BoycottKeurig hashtag posted videos of themselves... More »

Roy Moore: I've Never Met Woman Accusing Me

Tells Sean Hannity allegations are 'completely manufactured'

(Newser) - Roy Moore, the Republican former Alabama Supreme Court justice currently running for US Senate, says he's never met the woman accusing him of molesting her when she was 14 and he was 32. "I don't know Ms. [Leigh] Corfman from anybody. I never talked to her. I... More »

Steve Bannon Sees One Big Lesson From Tuesday

'You can't fake the Trump agenda,' he says of Ed Gillespie's loss in Virginia

(Newser) - Lots of pundits are calling Tuesday's election results a defeat for President Trump and his agenda. One-time senior aide Steve Bannon has a different take: Losing candidates weren't Trumpian enough. "One of the things about the Gillespie campaign is that you can't fake the Trump agenda,... More »

Advertisers Leaving Hannity Over Seth Rich Story

He's taking the rest of the week off

(Newser) - The Five host Kimberly Guilfoyle may be in the running to replace Sean Spicer —but she'll be replacing Sean Hannity first. Guilfoyle announced Wednesday night that she will be standing in for Hannity on Thursday and Friday as the Fox host takes two nights off amid the Seth... More »

Fox News Retracts Story, Sean Hannity Doubles Down

Fox star continues pushing conspiracy theory about Seth Rich's death

(Newser) - Last July, 27-year-old Seth Rich was shot and killed near his home in Washington DC. On Tuesday, Fox News retracted a recent story positing the Democratic National Committee employee was murdered because he was acting as a WikiLeaks informant, the New York Times reports. Fox News states the story didn'... More »

Trump at 100: The Positive Reviews

'Rousing success,' a 'sea change,' and 'pretty close to perfect' are what some are saying

(Newser) - The first 100 days are just about under President Trump's belt, and there's plenty being said online about his performance—and much of that analysis is enthusiastically positive. Some of the standouts in that category: (Or click here to see a roundup of negative reviews .)
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Koppel to Hannity: You're 'Bad for America'

Hannity says CBS didn't air full interview

(Newser) - Veteran newsman Ted Koppel told Fox News host Sean Hannity that he is "bad for America" while interviewing Hannity for a sit-down that aired on CBS' Sunday Morning and quickly became a trending topic on social media Sunday, the AP reports. Hannity fired back on Twitter alleging that the... More »

Hannity Denies CNN Gun Story

Says he didn't point a gun at Juan Williams

(Newser) - Sean Hannity says he never pointed a gun at Fox News colleague Juan Williams, despite a CNN report to the contrary, the AP reports. CNN reported Thursday that Hannity pointed a gun directly at Williams and turned on the laser sight off-air following a heated segment last year. In a... More »

Sources: Sean Hannity Pulled Gun on Juan Williams

Sources say the incident happened after an on-air argument last year

(Newser) - Fox News's Sean Hannity pulled a gun on liberal contributor Juan Williams when the cameras were turned off following a show last year, CNN reports. Three sources tell CNN the incident happened after Hannity and Williams had argued on air. They say Hannity took out a gun and pointed... More »

Fox News Mourns Loss of Another Familiar Face

Alan Colmes is dead at 66

(Newser) - Fox News is mourning its second loss in one week: Alan Colmes has died at age 66, the network announced Thursday, per Mediaite . Colmes was generally known as the "liberal" on the network (as this headline at the Washington Examiner notes), once paired as a counterpoint to Sean Hannity... More »

Trump Slams 'Hostile' Media on Hannity

Also calls Madonna 'disgusting,' says he thinks Obama likes him

(Newser) - One night after sitting down for his first one-on-one interview as president with ABC News, Donald Trump granted Sean Hannity the same privilege at the White House Thursday evening, and he offered as many ear-perking nuggets as he had the day before. Still on his radar, per Deadline : the "... More »

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