Fox News host Bill O’Reilly on Tuesday said he was unhappy with how some media outlets characterized his questions for President Obama during the pre-Super Bowl interview.
“I was watching the cable competition last night, and the unusual suspects are going, ‘Oh! A Republican!’ The Associated Press, their headline of the interview was: ‘President Obama Defends Himself from Republican Charges,'” O’Reilly said on “Fox and Friends.” “These aren’t questions that all Americans should be interested in? No. Just Republicans should be.”
O’Reilly asked the President about the Internal Revenue Service, the troubled health care law rollout and the attack in Benghazi, Libya. The Fox News pundit told Obama that “some” believe he shaped the administration’s talking points in the aftermath of the attack.
“Your detractors believe that you did not tell the world it was a terror attack because your campaign didn’t want that out,” O’Reilly said.
When the Fox host asked the President if he was unfair to him during another point in the interview, Obama said, “Absolutely.”
O’Reilly discussed on “Fox and Friends” how Obama was unhappy with choice of topics.
“It’s an annoyance to him that I ask him questions and that Fox News concentrates on these stories because he himself doesn’t believe they’re important,” O’Reilly said on “Fox and Friends.”
Watch the full “Fox and Friends” interview with O’Reilly: