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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 »

Trump's Chance of Getting to 270 Is Shrinking

Polls suggest he's in trouble in crucial states

(Newser) - Friday morning brings another spate of Donald Trump stories. Some of the big ones generating headlines:
  • Trump's path to victory is in trouble based on the latest polls in North Carolina, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, while the campaign seems to have given up entirely on Virginia. "It's hard
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Right's New Feud: Sean Hannity vs. Megyn Kelly

He claims she's a Clinton supporter

(Newser) - Sean Hannity isn't just feuding with Glenn Beck , apparently. Twitter was in awe Wednesday when the Fox News host slammed fellow host Megyn Kelly with "what he might consider the worst insult imaginable," per USA Today : He accused her of "clearly" supporting Hillary Clinton. Earlier Wednesday... More »

Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck Feud Over Trump

Fox host says he has no interest in mending fences

(Newser) - The past few months have featured plenty of liberal versus conservative battles as Election 2016 nears the finish line. But two major players on the right took each other on this week—and it was all over Donald Trump. Hot Air reports that Fox News host Sean Hannity used his... More »

Hannity on Advising Trump: 'I Never Claimed to Be a Journalist'

Fox News host has been lending thoughts to longtime friend for months: sources (and Hannity)

(Newser) - People are still scratching their heads about what role Roger Ailes might be playing in Donald Trump's campaign, but there's a new player in town: Sean Hannity. Writing for the New York Times , Jim Rutenberg says the Fox News host constantly gives the GOP nominee free PR by... More »

Jon Stewart to Trump Backers: 'This Country Isn't Yours'

He goes after Sean Hannity at Fox, for one

(Newser) - The Donald Trump coronation has brought one well-known critic back into the public spotlight, at least temporarily. Jon Stewart appeared on Stephen Colbert's CBS show Thursday night to provide a Daily Show-style venting, reports Mediaite . (See the video here .) While he referred to Trump as an "angry... More »

Jeb Walks Back Endorsement of Iraq Invasion

Ex-governor acknowledges that 'mistakes were made'

(Newser) - Jeb Bush appears to be changing his tune after comments he made on Fox News this Sunday. Asked by Megyn Kelly whether, "knowing what we know now," he would "have authorized the invasion," Bush said he "would've," the New York Times reports: "... More »

The 'Conservative Woodstock' Kicks Off

What to watch for at CPAC

(Newser) - The Conservative Political Action Conference—which Politico calls "the conservative Woodstock" and the Christian Science Monitor calls "the Super Bowl of conservative activism"—is currently under way in National Harbor, Md. What to watch for during the 41st annual CPAC—this one, Politico notes, is "the... More »

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