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A new report from Axios reveals speculation of the possibility that Trump will attempt to defeat Fox News, according to the Western Journal.
Axios quoted “a source with detailed knowledge of Trump’s intentions” saying, “He plans to wreck Fox. No doubt about it.”
“Trump’s digital offering would likely charge a monthly fee to MAGA fans. Many are Fox News viewers, and he’d aim to replace the network — and the $5.99-a-month Fox Nation streaming service, which has an 85% conversation rate from free trials to paid subscribers — as their top destination,” the report said.
The source then claimed that Trump will “spend a lot of time slamming Fox.”
During an interview on “Fox & Friends,” Trump said, “Fox has changed a lot.”
“Somebody said to me, ‘What’s the biggest difference between this and four years ago?’ And I say, ‘Fox. It’s much different.’”
“I’m not complaining — I’m just telling people,” he said. “It’s one of the biggest differences this season compared to last.”
“If he’s willing to launch with a limited slate, five, 10 hours of mostly just him, and the rest will come in the next six months, he can get that up in three, four months and just build from there,” Alan Wolk, an industry analyst, said.
From The Western Journal:
That talk is flowing again now that Democrat Joe Biden is leading in the presidential race and has been declared the projected winner by many news organizations. Trump’s campaign has launched a bevy of lawsuits to challenge the results in key states.
As Axios tells the story, Fox’s early call that Trump would lose Arizona when the state was still very much in play was the last straw for the president, who has become increasingly disenchanted with Fox’s coverage of his administration.