Hannity and Shep Smith battle over Trump


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Shepard Smith of Fox News is no fan of President Donald Trump.  He’s not too fond of the Trump campaign either, including Don Jr.  Because of this, Smith now finds himself in a war of words with his colleague Sean Hannity.I’ve never met Smith despite all my visits to Fox News.  But from what I am told he is a staunch liberal, and one insider told me everyone at Fox News knows he doesn’t belong there but management will never rid of him because Smith is one of the company’s first hires back in the 1990’s.Smith never holds back his ill feelings for the current administration.  For example, his latest on-air negative rant about Trump and Don Jr. sent Trump supporters into a tizzy, including Fox News’ most fervent conservative Sean Hannity, who has revived his once sluggish TV ratings with a non-breakable support of Trump.

Make no mistake, this is a heavyweight battle bound to get worse.  We have two of the longest standing veterans at Fox News sparring words over the most unconventional president in modern history.  In one corner we have Smith who is part of the #NeverTrump crowd.  In the other corner we have Hannity, who believes Trump is #NeverWrong.

Hannity, on his nationally syndicated radio show, called Smith “so anti-Trump” in response to the rant explained above. “Shep is a friend, I like him, but he’s so anti-Trump,” said Hannity.

Hannity’s hit on Smith was made on Monday during his interview with Trump’s new media attack dog, deputy adviser Sebastian Gorka.

Hannity didn’t stop with Smith.  He said there are more anti-Trump and ‘Never Trump’ people at Fox News than people realize.

“I’ll say this about the Fox News Channel, there are voices on Fox that drive me nuts,” Hannity continued.

Smith shot back at Hannity on Tuesday by telling Mediaite “Sometimes facts are displeasing,” adding, “journalists report them without fear or favor.”  In short, Smith slammed Hannity for being one of those people Trump says will never leave his side even if he shoots and kills someone on 5th Ave.

Hannity won’t let Smith have the final word.  You can bank on that one.

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