‘Part of the election coup’: Fox News viewers blow up at Chris Wallace for calling Biden ‘president-elect’
Fox News viewers expressed outrage at Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace on Sunday after he repeatedly insisted that Joe Biden is the rightful president-elect.
Wallace made the remarks during an interview with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, who referred to Biden as a former vice president.
"He's president-elect," Wallace told Azar multiple times.
On Twitter, some Fox News viewers said that Wallace was part of an "election coup." Others falsely argued that Wallace was wrong because there has not yet been meeting of the Electoral College, where electors will cast their votes for president.
In fact, "president-elect" is a term that has traditionally been used by the media to refer to the candidate who won the majority of electoral votes in the November election. The phrase does not appear in the U.S. Constitution.
Read some of the responses to Wallace below.
I keep giving Chris Wallace and opportunity to do the right thing and he keeps disappointing me. @FoxNewsSunday you… https://t.co/XJ9t9hTkD4— WALKAWAYFAST🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 (@WALKAWAYFAST🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸)1607265080.0
U R correct Chris Wallace @FoxNewsSunday ... I will never ever believe that basement Biden is a legitimate presiden… https://t.co/QQmzPpvqEe— A Deplorable CHUMP! (@A Deplorable CHUMP!)1607268426.0
Chris Wallace insisted sec Aszar refer to Biden as pres elect. Twice. Never insisted people stop saying just Tru… https://t.co/J5j0kzkijc— robert l palliser sr (@robert l palliser sr)1607268112.0
Hundreds of witnesses have sworn affidavits that they witnessed voter fraud. It’s ludicrous to think they’re all te… https://t.co/nP9XwOqifS— Brett Schmidt (@Brett Schmidt)1607298000.0
Chris Wallace take a hike, Beijing Biden will never be president. He is the most corrupt candidate in the history o… https://t.co/kMZLNwJq5H— Laura (@Laura )1607268787.0
hey @FoxNewsSunday, your disrespect of Secretary Azar is absolutely uncalled for. A) @joebiden is NOT the presiden… https://t.co/EanzvZ5Mqe— Office of the Vice-President Elect, Semipro (@Office of the Vice-President Elect, Semipro)1607270524.0
Chris Wallace is, for lack of a better term, an assclown. My understanding is that he is NOT President Elect until… https://t.co/ORtJtzHS7W— BigMikeyVegas (@BigMikeyVegas)1607270594.0
We will never forget what Chris Wallace did. Biden will always be to us the Vice President. He will never be President. Ever.— Thomas Kelly (@Thomas Kelly)1607270740.0
Chris Wallace corrects HHS Secretary Alex Azar for calling Joe Biden 'vice president' rather than 'president-elect'… https://t.co/O5dbN1M4qi— @MovieManMike Michael Clark Movies From The Right (@@MovieManMike Michael Clark Movies From The Right)1607272141.0
Chris Wallace and Fox Sunday are & continue to be a complete dumpster propaganda fire. He has John Brennan on to ta… https://t.co/4tmIc60fRK— ☠️ Truth Monger ☠️ (@☠️ Truth Monger ☠️)1607273451.0
You know #FoxNews bitch Chris Wallace is part of the Election Coup, since he is trending on .@Twitter defending #CheatingBiden.— President-Elect Santos Victorero➡️Stop the Steal👍 (@President-Elect Santos Victorero➡️Stop the Steal👍)1607274736.0
Chris Wallace lying to America on National TV again. Azar owned his ass! Mike Wallace is turning in his grave. What… https://t.co/S01ncpFtIo— mike davis (@mike davis)1607275197.0
Chris Wallace: “He’s the president-elect, sir. He’s the president-elect.” Ok, Chris, he’s the president-elect just… https://t.co/ygRQXW7hKl— First Words (@First Words)1607276518.0
Want to know why millions of viewers are now turning to @newsmax or @OANN - Listen to this! @FoxNews anchor Chris… https://t.co/nShJYPaLwX— Joelon Wilson (@Joelon Wilson)1607277134.0
#Chris Wallace corrects HHS secretary for not calling Biden the president-elect-wallace is such a “d-bag!” @dcexaminer— Judge Pete ⭐️⭐️⭐️KAG (@Judge Pete ⭐️⭐️⭐️KAG)1607277521.0
Chris Wallace, @foxnewssunday, has confirmed he is a pathetic hack, and has destroyed all his credibility today To… https://t.co/71WD2K4zqF— President-Elect Steven 🇺🇸🌅 (@President-Elect Steven 🇺🇸🌅)1607278034.0
Chris Wallace Joe Biden isn't President elect SIR! Not with 1000 Whisterblowers tell truth about corrupt ballots co… https://t.co/buUQtUYlk3— Dennis lasko (@Dennis lasko)1607278110.0
Fox News. Chris Wallace wants us to call Biden. “ president elect”. Wallace can piss off. When Wallace goes… https://t.co/urYSySzHqB— david kerst (@david kerst)1607278162.0
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