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Whenever President Donald Trump finds himself entangled in his own web of blunders, he can always rely on Fox News to spin him out of it.

The president’s favorite TV program, “Fox & Friends,” did not let him down Sunday.

Pete Hegseth, one of the most prominent sycophants at Fox News, came to the president’s defense following the national outcry over Trump’s statement on the white supremacist terror attack in Charlottesville, Virginia.

“I think the president nailed it,” Hegseth said of Trump’s vague statement on the attack. “He condemned in the strongest possible terms hatred and bigotry on all sides as opposed to immediately picking a side out the gate.”

Hegseth, who was considered for a position in the Trump administration during the transition period, highlighted Trump’s “We are all Americans first” comment as especially presidential.

“You hear the slogan, ‘America first,’ but what does that mean if you are America first? It means you’re not a racial identity first. You’re not a class first. You’re not a gender first. You’re not a sexual orientation first. You’re not another country first. It’s not multiculturalism first. It’s America first.

Hegseth’s cohosts on Fox & Friends noted that critics were disappointed, even appalled, that Trump …read more

Source:: Salon – Politics

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