Fox's Chris Wallace lauds Michelle Obama convention speech: 'Really flayed, sliced and diced Donald Trump'

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"It was a heck of a contribution,” Wallace said. “She really flayed, sliced and diced Donald Trump, talking about the chaos and confusion and lack of empathy, especially coming from this president and this White House, spoke more about the deficits of Donald Trump than the pluses of Joe BidenJoe BidenPharma lobby eyes parliamentarian Demand for US workers reaches historic high Biden to award Medal of Honor to three soldiers who fought in Iraq, Afghanistan: report MORE, but did talk about especially, not so much policies, but especially his empathy and what he has been through and his care for average Americans.”

“This was a very effective speech," Wallace added.

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Wallace's perspective came during the network's live coverage of the first night of the convention, which also included speeches from Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersBriahna Joy Gray discusses US's handling of COVID-19 testing Senate rejects attempt to block Biden's Saudi arms sale Overnight Defense & National Security — Lawmakers clinch deal on defense bill MORE (I-Vt.) and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R).

Fox News anchor and host Dana Perino also lauded Obama for her authenticity and ability to connect with voters.

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“You got the sense when you talk about authenticity, she has it in spades. She has that voice, she has clarity, and she knows what she is out there wanting to do,” Perino, who served as President George W. Bush's press secretary, said. “She was trying to get everybody to really focus and then she had a call to action: Ask for your ballot tonight."

"I think that the DNC, if they look over the course of the night, the first virtual convention of our history, I think they would say that Michelle Obama stuck the landing," she added.

Democratic convention speakers for Tuesday night include Jill Biden, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezLiberals ramp up pressure on Pelosi to discipline Boebert  Ocasio-Cortez criticizes Boebert Christmas tree and guns photo Pressley offering measure condemning Boebert MORE (D-N.Y.) and former President Clinton, among others. Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to accept the party's presidential nomination on Thursday evening.