Meadows texts reveal just how tight the Fox News-Trump embrace i

Meadows texts reveal just how tight the Fox News-Trump embrace i

Messages show a staggering level of coordination between hosts such as Sean Hannity and Maria Bartiromo with the White House after the 2020 election

Messages show a staggering level of coordination between hosts such as Sean Hannity and Maria Bartiromo with the White House after the 2020 election 

through the end of 2020 and the early part of 2021, as Donald Trump’s political world fell apart in the wake of his election loss

through the end of 2020 and the early part of 2021, as Donald Trump’s political world fell apart in the wake of his election loss 

the former US president was receiving advice and aid from a range of sources.

the former US president was receiving advice and aid from a range of sources. 

As Trump raged against non-existent election fraud, he took counsel from his actual staff.

As Trump raged against non-existent election fraud, he took counsel from his actual staff.  

He also had help from acquaintances and associates like Rudy Giuliani.

He also had help from acquaintances and associates like Rudy Giuliani. 

But, less conventionally, Trump’s White House was also getting guidance from some of Fox News’ best-known personalities,

But, less conventionally, Trump’s White House was also getting guidance from some of Fox News’ best-known personalities, 

in a level of coordination rarely, if ever, seen in top-level politics.

in a level of coordination rarely, if ever, seen in top-level politics. 

The direct interactions between Trump’s administration and the Fox hosts Sean Hannity and Maria Bartiromo were revealed in

The direct interactions between Trump’s administration and the Fox hosts Sean Hannity and Maria Bartiromo were revealed in  

leaked text messages from the phone of Mark Meadows, Trump’s chief of staff

leaked text messages from the phone of Mark Meadows, Trump’s chief of staff 

during the November election and the January 6 insurrection.

during the November election and the January 6 insurrection.