Someone call Steve Harvey — there’s a Fox News family feud brewing.
While Shep is a friend with political views I do not share, and great at breaking news, he is clueless about what we do every day. Hannity breaks news daily-Warrant on a Trump assoc, the unmasking scandal, leaking intel, Fisa abuse, HRC lawbreaking, dossier and more REAL NEWS! 9p https://t.co/zJpnnyFTtP— Sean Hannity (@seanhannity) March 16, 2018
In an interview with Time published Tuesday, Smith, who hosts daytime news programming, said the opinion shows on the network exist “strictly to be entertaining.” The article came as the cable network announced that it re-signed Smith to a multi-year contract as chief news anchor and managing editor of breaking news.
“We work for different reporting chains, we have different rules. They don’t really have rules on the opinion side. They can say whatever they want. If it’s their opinion,” Smith said, taking jabs at shows such as The Sean Hannity Show and The Ingraham Angle.
Ingraham Angle host Laura Ingraham also weighed in via Twitter Friday:
Always liked Shep, but his comments were inconsiderate & inaccurate. The hard working team at the Ingraham Angle does real reporting, develops impt sources and scores big interviews. Very proud of them. https://t.co/3aR1EHAK3Z— Laura Ingraham (@IngrahamAngle) March 16, 2018
This isn’t the first time Fox News talking heads have taken swings at each other. Back in 2016, Hannity tweeted his comeback to a comment Megyn Kelly made about then-presidential candidate Donald Trump on her show, The Kelly File.
Later that year, then-O’Reilly Factor host Bill O’Reilly told CBS This Morning that he would not read Kelly’s memoir, in which she accused former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes of sexual harassment, because “I’m not interested in making my network look bad. At all.”
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