Bill de Blasio Calls Out Hannity For Participating In The Fox News ‘Charade’

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - AUGUST 03: Democratic presidential candidate and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during the 2020 Public Service Forum hosted by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Em... LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - AUGUST 03: Democratic presidential candidate and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during the 2020 Public Service Forum hosted by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) at UNLV on August 3, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nineteen of the 24 candidates running for the Democratic party's 2020 presidential nomination are addressing union members in a state with one of the largest organized labor populations in the United States. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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August 8, 2019 9:13 am
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Fox News’ Sean Hannity had a surprising guest on Wednesday evening: Democratic presidential hopeful and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

During a combative shouting match, Hannity attempted to corner de Blasio with “yes” or “no” questions about supplying free health care to the 500,000 “illegal immigrants” in New York City and whether New Yorkers had the right to have a gun in their home.

“It is a charade, stop it. You are doing, and what your network does too often is try to distract people,” de Blasio said after several rounds of hollering over one another.

“Oh, my network? By the way, there are people on my network who don’t like a single word I say, what’re you talking about? We’re not one monolithic group,” Hannity shot back.

“I agree, you’re not a monolith, but too much of the time, what Fox and News Corp. do is try to take people’s minds off of the fact that they’re being screwed economically by the 1 percent,” de Blasio said, before Hannity declared himself a “blue collar” man and began peppering de Blasio with questions about why he shouldn’t have to give up his hard-earned money.

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