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Trump praises several Fox News shows at briefing for coverage of Russia probe

 Trump praises several Fox News shows at briefing for coverage of Russia probe
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President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden to hold virtual bilateral meeting with Mexican president More than 300 charged in connection to Capitol riot Trump Jr.: There are 'plenty' of GOP incumbents who should be challenged MORE on Thursday praised several Fox News personalities, citing them as a primary source of information for him regarding the Justice Department investigation into the origins of the probe into his 2016 campaign.

“I watch some of the shows. I watched Liz McDonald — she is fantastic. I watched Fox Business. I watched Lou DobbsLouis (Lou) Carl DobbsBartiromo, Pirro, Dobbs file to dismiss Smartmatic lawsuits Jim Jordan: Rising power on the right? Fox Corp. signs Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott to new multiyear deal MORE last night, Sean HannitySean Patrick HannityCruz blames criticism of Cancun trip on media 'Trump withdrawal' The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by The AIDS Institute - Tanden's odds plummet to lead OMB Former Trump officials eye bids for political office MORE last night, Tucker [Carlson] last night, Laura [Ingraham]. I watched 'Fox and Friends' in the morning,” Trump told reporters during a press briefing Thursday.

“You watch these shows, you don’t have to go too far into the details … it’s really any amazing thing, they got caught in the biggest political scandal in the history of our country,” the president added.

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The president has frequently accused key figures in the Obama administration of a far-reaching conspiracy he refers to as “Obamagate.” Asked in May what actual crimes he believes his predecessor may have committed, Trump declined to answer, only telling reporters “the crime is very obvious to everybody.”

There is no evidence either Obama or then-Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHouse Democrats pass sweeping .9T COVID-19 relief bill with minimum wage hike Biden to hold virtual bilateral meeting with Mexican president More than 300 charged in connection to Capitol riot MORE committed any crimes in connection with the investigation of the Trump campaign. Attorney General William BarrBill BarrMajority of Republicans say 2020 election was invalid: poll Biden administration withdraws from Connecticut transgender athlete case Justice Department renews investigation into George Floyd's death: report MORE expressed doubt the same month that U.S. Attorney John DurhamJohn DurhamSpecial counsel investigating Russia probe to retire as US attorney Biden administration withdraws from Connecticut transgender athlete case Garland seeks to draw sharp contrast with Trump-era DOJ MORE would criminally investigate either Obama or Biden.