Fox hosts spar during debate over comparisons between Capitol, Portland riots

Posted 13 days ago

From THEHILL.COM

A pair of "Fox & Friends" hosts on Tuesday got into a heated debate over comparisons between President Trump supporters rioting at the Capitol last week and similar instances of civil unrest amid Black Lives Matter demonstrations over the summer.

"Brian, you're talking about people who work in the Congress," co-host Steve Doocy said on Wednesday morning in the exchange with co-host Brian Kilmeade. "The Congress was under attack last week — it was looted. There was a riot."

Kilmeade interjected, saying, "So was Portland every day and nobody cared on the left. Those people have lives, too. Just because they don't have medallions to go through metal detectors every day. All the state houses and the police houses that were ransacked and nobody cared."

Doocy responded: "I don't think what they were doing in Portland was trying to overthrow the democracy."

Kilmeade shot back, "Well, they would if they could."

Doocy said "he gets it" and there "is some equivalency if you look at the fact that they were both attacks and they were both pro... (Read more)



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