Nicole Lafond

Nicole Lafond is a news writer for TPM based in New York City. She is also currently earning a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and previously worked as an education reporter at The News-Gazette in Champaign, Ill. Follow her on Twitter @Nicole_Lafond.

Articles by Nichole

After bragging about his “Big Victory” on Tuesday night, President Donald Trump declared in a tweet that those who worked with him leading up the midterms were rewarded with wins, and those who didn’t: “say goodbye!”

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Sean Hannity’s appearance alongside the President at a campaign rally on Monday evening, when he enthusiastically criticized the media and showered President Trump with praise, was “NOT planned,” according to the Fox News host.

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Mark Salter, the former chief of staff and longtime aide to the late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) encouraged voters to “resist” and vote Democrat on Tuesday in order to “rebuke” President Trump.

“That feels weird to write,” he tweeted.

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Another Fox News journalist attended a President Trump rally on Monday and got chummy with the President.

And, similar to Fox News’ Sean Hannity, correspondent Geraldo Rivera offered a flimsy defense of the decision, claiming he met up with Trump “strictly privately, off camera and backstage.”

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