Fox News to host Klobuchar town hall next week

Fox News to host Klobuchar town hall next week
© Greg Nash

Fox News announced Wednesday it will host a town hall with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharThis week: Democrats face mounting headaches Klobuchar: 'It is evil to make it deliberately hard for people to vote' Democrats push to shield election workers from violent threats   MORE (Minn.) on Feb. 27 in Raleigh, N.C.

“As Super Tuesday quickly approaches, we are looking forward to hosting Sen. Klobuchar for a second Fox News Channel town hall as she makes her case for becoming the Democratic presidential nominee to the largest cable news audience in the country," announced Jay Wallace, president and executive editor of Fox News Media. "We are confident we will provide our millions of viewers with an informative and thoughtful conversation.”

The special will be co-moderated by "Special Report" anchor Bret Baier and "The Story" anchor Martha MacCallum.

The network has done eight town hall events for the current presidential election cycle. Its most recent featured former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegDOJ sues to block JetBlue-American Airlines partnership On The Money — Presented by Wells Fargo — Pelosi plows full speed ahead on jam-packed agenda Blumenthal calls on Buttigieg to investigate American Airlines-JetBlue partnership MORE last month ahead of the Iowa caucuses and was moderated by "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceYarmuth and Clyburn suggest .5T package may be slimmed Budget chairman: Debt ceiling fight 'a ridiculous position to be in' NIH director expects booster shots to be expanded, despite recommendation MORE.

A Fox News town hall with Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersFranken targets senators from both parties in new comedy tour Pelosi says House members would not vote on spending bill top line higher than Senate's Groups push lawmakers to use defense bill to end support for Saudis in Yemen civil war MORE (I-Vt.) in April 2019 was the highest-rated town hall of any candidate on the three cable news networks, delivering 2.55 million viewers.