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It is both sad and chilling that Fox News was the only network that refused to air the January 6 Committee hearings. They withheld these hearings so their viewers wouldn’t learn the truth about the “Big Lie”: The presidential election was not stolen, and the January 6 insurrection was not a peaceful protest but rather a violent attempted coup.
Here are some of the things that Fox viewers would have learned if they watched the hearings:
Immediately after the January 6 insurrection, many notable Republicans, including Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy, not only blamed Donald Trump publicly for inciting the riot, they considered removing him from office for unfitness to serve. Only later did they reverse course when they selfishly feared political repercussions from their fanatical base.
Trump deliberately orchestrated the scheme to prevent the peaceful transfer of power even after he was told repeatedly by his own people that he had lost the election and there was no evidence of widespread fraud. The insurrection was Trump’s last-ditch effort at holding on to power after he failed to … [more]