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Hannity to interview Trump during Super Bowl pregame show

Hannity to interview Trump during Super Bowl pregame show
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News of the interview was first reported by Mediaite.
 
Hannity, a staunch supporter of the president, told Variety that he intends to ask Trump about the Senate impeachment trial, the state of the U.S. economy and the Trump-ordered killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani.
 
But he also plans to discuss other topics, including Trump's prediction on who will win the Feb. 2 game between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers.
 
The network that carries the Super Bowl traditionally airs interviews with the sitting president. Rights to the game work on a rotating basis between CBS, NBC and Fox.
 
"Face the Nation" anchor Margaret Brennan interviewed Trump last year when the Patriots faced the Rams in Atlanta on CBS.
 
In 2018, Trump decided against sitting down with NBC News, which carried the game that year.
 
And the previous year, shortly after taking office, Trump was interviewed by then-Fox News host Bill O'Reilly.
 
“I want to make sure I put myself in the position of somebody at home, hanging out with friends and waiting for the game to start,” Hannity told Variety of his interview with Trump.
 
"It’s a nice, fun American day,” Hannity said. “What do you do on Super Bowl Sunday? I imagine you’re with friends and family, and you are probably grilling, making chicken wings. You’re making steaks maybe grilling a little fish, smoking some barbecue. But there are important issues in the news.”

Hannity has interviewed Trump on multiple occasions since the inauguration.
 
According to the announcement from Fox News on Friday, additional portions of the interview will air on Hannity's program the Monday night after the Super Bowl, with the entire interview placed on the network's website.