Fox News' Shep Smith Calls Out 'Concerted Effort' Involving His Colleagues Directly Telling Trump Not to Speak to Mueller

Fox News’ Shep Smith pointed out a striking pattern on his own network Wednesday: Anchors and guests have the habit of speaking directly to President Donald Trump.

Since Trump is known to be a fan and frequent viewer of Fox News, it’s not too much of a surprise that the people on the network would take the opportunity to deliver a message straight to the White House. But Smith noted that this is happening in a particularly stunning context.

“There appears to be a concerted effort,” he said, “to put a bunch of people on television having seen [the questions Robert Mueller reportedly wants to ask Trump], and to say into the television — like, this channel — ‘Uh, don’t do it, Mr. President. Don’t do it.’”

Jeff Mason, a White House correspondent for Reuters, said it was a good point.

“If they start saying that, you never know if that will have an impact,” Mason said.

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