Trump Bashes Fox News For Being ‘So Smiley And Nice’ With Bernie Sanders

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April 16, 2019 11:08 a.m.

President Donald Trump on Tuesday faulted Fox News — “and the ‘audience,'” he said, using scare quotes — for being “so smiley and nice” with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) during a town hall the network aired Monday night with the Democratic presidential contender. 

Trump also noted that Fox News recently hired former DNC chair Donna Brazile as a contributor.

Bret Baier, who co-moderated the Sanders town hall alongside Martha MacCallum, responded diplomatically. 

It’s understandable that Trump’s upset about the town hall on what might otherwise be considered his “home turf.” The event went pretty well for Sanders:

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