As the news begins to get worse for the Trump family, Fox News has started to step up its defense of Jared Kushner. As was widely reported Wednesday morning, Kushner’s security clearance was lowered from Top Secret(TS) to just Secret(S). But hey, he still has a security clearance, so nothing changes too much, right?
Wrong. The reduction in security clearance will effectively shut down Kushner’s ability to participate in White House activities. Top Secret clearance is required to hear daily security briefings, and those with a Top Secret clearance won’t even speak at meetings if a mere Secret clearance holder is present.
Because Kushner plays a large role in the White House, every major news media outlet broke the story. Well, except for Fox, who devoted a whopping thirty seconds to the issue at the end of Fox and Friends. Instead of properly informing viewers of a major development in the Trump Administration, Fox has decided to go the way of the ostrich.
What’s worse is that, should Trump elect to continue allowing Kushner access to Top Secret material even without the proper security clearance, it could present yet another Constitutional crisis coming out of this administration.
At what point do Fox News’ actions become complicit (or should I say collusion) with keeping Trump’s criminal administration in business? I mean, Jared Kushner, the man charged with leading the Middle East peace process between Israel and Palestine, no longer holds a Top Secret security clearance. And at Fox News, that apparently isn’t a big deal.
We all know Fox is biased, but at what point will their bias make them completely blind? With some of the highest ratings on television, Fox News determines how many of Americans hear and digest news. And while I’d like to think of anyone who watches Fox as a complete rube, that’s not always the case. But how as a country can we come together and overthrow this corrupt administration if half of the country doesn’t even know their misdeeds?
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