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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 John TrumpBiden holds massive cash advantage over Trump ahead of Election Day Tax records show Trump maintains a Chinese bank account: NYT Trump plays video of Biden, Harris talking about fracking at Pennsylvania rally 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 DobbsShepard Smith averages 322,000 viewers in first week on CNBC Trump argues full Supreme Court needed to settle potential election disputes Sean Hannity and Lou Dobbs to be deposed in Seth Rich lawsuit: report MORE last night, Sean HannitySean Patrick HannityTrump, Biden dial up efforts to boost early voter turnout in Florida Kayleigh McEnany: Twitter had me at 'gunpoint' by locking account Graham holds 6-point lead in Senate race: poll 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 BidenBiden holds massive cash advantage over Trump ahead of Election Day Tax records show Trump maintains a Chinese bank account: NYT Trump plays video of Biden, Harris talking about fracking at Pennsylvania rally MORE committed any crimes in connection with the investigation of the Trump campaign. Attorney General William BarrBill BarrThe Hill's Campaign Report: Two weeks to the election l Biden leads in new polls as debate looms l Trump pressures DOJ on Hunter Biden Trump remarks put pressure on Barr Meadows says Trump did not order declassification of Russia documents MORE expressed doubt the same month that U.S. Attorney John DurhamJohn DurhamTrump remarks put pressure on Barr Trump demands Barr investigate Hunter Biden Juan Williams: Trump's search for dirt falls flat MORE would criminally investigate either Obama or Biden.