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.
Watch for yourself below:
Bill de Blasio and Sean Hannity can't stop shouting over each other pic.twitter.com/NF6KUrc3dD
— TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) August 8, 2019