This segment went about how you’d expect from President Trump’s favorite TV show.
The hosts of “Fox and Friends” on Wednesday weighed in on a blockbuster New York Times article on Trump’s old tax returns — reporting that showed Trump lost $1 billion over the course of a decade.
The reaction on the Fox couch? Well, it actually makes Trump look good.
“They realize he’s a billionaire,”Ainsley Earhardt said of voters’ possible reaction to the story. “He was campaigning on the trail with his plane behind him that’s as big as a Delta jet, with his name on it. We can’t even fathom that kind of money. So I’m sure — if you have that kind of money you look at tax laws. You buy things to take a loss so that you make more the next year. But that’s not how most of us think.”
She added: “If anything, you read this and you’re like, wow, it’s pretty impressive all the things he has done in his life. It’s beyond what most of could ever achieve.”
Fox and Friends weighs in on NYT's Trump tax reporting: "It's pretty impressive, all the things that he's done in his life" pic.twitter.com/jLTnGldLXK
— TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) May 8, 2019