One America News Network could attempt to dethrone Fox News as President Donald Trump’s go-to information community. OANN, a conservative-leaning information community, was not too long ago praised by Trump in a tweet. “Thank you to @OANN One America News on your truthful protection and good reporting. It is appreciated by many individuals attempting so laborious to discover a new, constant and highly effective VOICE! See you tonight on the Big Rally in Minneapolis.” This tweet follows years of assist for Trump from the community. The Washington Post experiences that inner emails at OANN present proprietor Robert Herring Sr. blocking any ballot tales that didn’t embrace Trump main in them. The community can be broadcasting each Trump rally dwell from starting to finish. In addition, OANN has given air time to right-wing conspiracy theories much like conservative networks like Breitbart and Infowars. Trump has tweeted assist for the community previously. The tweet at this time was instantly famous by the community with a front-page article masking the tweet, and a adverse tweet Trump wrote about Fox News.
Just earlier than Trump praised OANN, he tweeted a few Fox News ballot stating, “From the day I introduced I used to be working for President, I’ve NEVER had a very good @FoxNews Poll. Whoever their Pollster is, they suck…” He went on to lambast Fox analyst Andrew Napolitano and contributor Donna Brazile. A June 17 tweet from Trump equally learn “@FoxNews Polls are at all times unhealthy for me. They have been in opposition to Crooked Hillary additionally. Something bizarre occurring at Fox…” Trump has beforehand tweeted praise for Fox.
Trump’s reward for OANN and disapproval of Fox News has led to a lot criticism and mockery on Twitter. Sirius XM’s Dean Obeidallah responded to the Fox tweet, saying, “All Trump has left are the crappy Breitbart on-line polls and those he does within the WH the place he asks staffers to pledge loyalty to him.”
Some customers likened Trump’s reward for OANN to a juvenile breakup.
Other Twitter customers, together with Mediaite columnist John Ziegler, identified the community’s tendency to share right-wing conspiracy theories.
Trump’s rally in Minneapolis can be at 7 p.m. CDT tonight.