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Here's How Fox News Is Helping Trump Amid Legal Problems | Opinion

By Olivia Smith | May 28, 2024

116 weekday appearances

Donald Trump, prior to his trial in Manhattan, asserted that there was no crime involved in the proceedings, citing support from legal figures such as Alan Dershowitz, Jonathan Turley, Gregg Jarrett, Andy McCarthy, and Mark Levin. 
 

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These individuals, known for their appearances on Fox News during the coverage of Trump's trial, collectively made over 116 weekday appearances on the network from the commencement of jury selection in April to the present.
 

Discredit the trial

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Trump's attempts to discredit the trial heavily rely on the favorable commentary provided by his allies at Fox News. The network has consistently defended Trump and criticized those involved in his prosecution.