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Chris Wallace Calls Out Media For ‘Outrageous’ Attempt To Connect Trump To Shooting

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Nick Givas Media And Politics Reporter

Chris Wallace slammed media outlets on “Fox News Sunday” for trying to connect President Donald Trump to the newsroom shooting at Capital Gazette in Maryland.

Wallace played a clip of reporters yelling at Trump on the south lawn of the White House as they tried to establish a link between the deadly massacre and his treatment of the media.

“I have been very outspoken about President Trump calling the media the enemy of the American people, I think it’s wrong,” Wallace said.

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“But I have to say that that spectacle that we saw on the south lawn — and some reporters in any way trying to draw a link between his comments about the media to the shooting in Annapolis of five reporters in a newspaper office, a shooter apparently with a long grudge against that paper, I think is outrageous. Am I wrong?” he asked. (RELATED: Capital Gazette Publishes Heartbreaking Issue The Day After Newsroom Shooting)

“We’re in a new environment,” Jason Riley of The Wall Street Journal replied. “On the left particularly, blame Trump, ask questions later. That’s the new mode that the press operates in,”

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