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Fox Host On Alleged Ray Rice Video: Why Won't Obama Lead?

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"I wanna know, where is the President on this one?" Tantaros asked, after a brief throat-clearing about the NFL's obligation to react to the tape.

"My question is — and not to bring it back to politics but — this is a White House that seems to bring up a 'war on women' every other week. A White House that's very concerned about the NFL, concussions, etc., prescription drugs in locker rooms," she said.

Tantaros went on to demand action from Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL). The host also used the chance to blast Wasserman-Schultz for recently saying that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has given women "the back of his hand," a remark for which the DNC chair later apologized.

"Debbie Wasserman-Schultz should come out and condemn this, and if she doesn't, she's an apologist for domestic violence," the Fox host said.

Tantaros' fellow panelists appeared to ignore her remarks about the White House and immediately returned to discussing Rice and the NFL.

The video in question, published by TMZ Monday, allegedly shows Rice striking his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City hotel elevator earlier this year.