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Sean Hannity attacked Trump fans as "lunatics" before doing anything Trump requested.


According to new facts in the cache of text conversations, Fox News anchor Sean Hannity was accepting instructions from the White House while talking about the "crazies" who supported then-President Donald Trump.

According to new facts in the cache of text conversations, Fox News anchor Sean Hannity was accepting instructions from the White House while talking about the "crazies" who supported then-President Donald Trump.

  1. From Election Day 2020 until Joe Biden's inauguration as president, Hannity and then-White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows exchanged 82 messages.
  2. Meadows revealed the exchanges as part of 2,319 House committee texts examining the rebellion on January 6, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol in late December.
  3. In other situations, messages show that Hannity was acting as a shadow chief of staff, advising Meadows in the wake of the 2020 election. 
  4. On the other hand, Meadows gave Hannity explicit guidance to help the Trump administration, turning Fox News into a kind of state media.

On Election Day, Meadows wrote to Hannity to read: "Emphasize the importance of every vote. Get out and vote. on the radio ".

Hannity replied, "Yes, sir." on it ". Anywhere in particular do we need a boost? "

  • "Pennsylvania, North Carolina from A to Z, Nevada, Meadows directions.
  • "I get it, Hannity in a text message.

Another text message came from Fox Business personality Maria Bartiromo, who informed Meadows of the questions she planned to ask Trump on TV in late November 2020, a behavior that displeased the media. She said she would present a forum for Trump's lies about the election and begged Meadows to say, please make sure it doesn't explode in the shadows. We want to know that he is strong and fighting and he will win ".

Hannity Meadows paid to continue working together in mid-December 2020. "You also need to spend at least half your time dealing with us," he wrote in a text message to Meadows.

"I'm OK. Meadows replied.

Meadows and Hannity also teamed up to help Trump spread his fake story about a stolen election.

However, Hannity's enthusiasm began to wane on December 22, when he began criticizing Trump supporters as "crazy."

"You're fighting well," he wrote in a text message to Meadows. "Finger lunatics are not okay. They don't help him. "I'm tired of these individuals."

Meadows and Fox News did not respond to CNN's story in text messages.

  • However, Hannity justified accepting guidance from Meadows and acting as Trump's de facto defender in 2020 earlier this week.
  • Sean Hannity wanted Donald Trump to win. There's a CNN alert for you. Hannity said on his radio show.
  • Another text message interaction between Hannity and a senior White House staffer was included in the House Select Committee's letter to Ivanka Trump.

According to the committee, the opinion presenter counselled then-White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, who is now a Fox colleague, on how to utilise a "five-point approach" to persuade people. former President Donald Trump of the gravity of political violence during January 6. Intifada.

Hannity texted McEnany "1 - no more talking about stolen elections." "2. Yes, the dismissal and the twenty-fifth amendment are real, and many people will resign."

The letter to Ivanka deleted the third to sixth components of Hannity's plan.

  • McEnany replied, "I love it." "Thank you. This is the playbook. I will help strengthen ".
  • Another piece of advise from Hannity to McEnany was to keep Trump away from dangerous persons who give him fake election-related information.
  • "Key now. Hannity said, "No more crazy people."
  • McEnany replied, "Yes, 100%."

While Hannity decried the violence on Capitol Riots Day, his behind-the-scenes involvement in advising the Trump White House became one of the House Committee's highlights.

The TV host gave specific advice to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on how Trump should shape his speech surrounding his supporters who stormed the Capitol, according to a schedule of text exchanges previously published by Hannity.

Jay Sekulow, Hannity's lawyer, and the initial attorney for Trump's impeachment issued a statement earlier this month expressing First Amendment concerns about the committee gathering information from the opinion host.

"We are in the process of examining the letter from the Committee," Sekulow stated on January 4th. We remain deeply concerned about the constitutional implications, particularly with regard to the First Amendment. we shall respond appropriately ".

In the House House riot investigation, Betsy Woodruff Swann, an analyst at MSNBC, believes McEnany stands out as a potentially important cog.

Woodruff Swann said on Saturday: "We know that the Select Committee also recalled many of the books it had that were part of the letters that were pushed out."

 "Of Of course, we are aware of the Department's public messages in the weeks running up to January 6th. Their letters ignited the confused conspiracy theories that led to the attack on the Capitol. "

Woodruff Swann wrote that McEnany's remarks may shed more light on the Trump administration's strategy, goals and expectations for January 6. The National Archives released more details about records left by former President Donald Trump.

According to the National Archives, the former president tried to block about 750 of the nearly 1,600 documents that officials considered relevant to the investigation that began on January 6.

There are hundreds of pages from several volumes containing almost talking points and data related to the 2020 election from former press secretary Kayleigh McEnany. according to the Court's claim.