Fox News’ Sean Hannity began his Monday night programming with a “special shoutout” to liberal viewers tuning in to see his response to news that he is Trump attorney Michael Cohen’s mysterious third client — and then went into a lengthy diatribe against fired FBI Director James Comey’s CNN interview the day prior.
“Let not your heart be troubled,” the host teased. “In a few minutes, we will address all of the rumors and speculation and you don’t want to miss that at all.”
“Today for hours and hours, the media has been absolutely apoplectic and hyperventilating over some breaking news that I have been listed in court today as a client for a longtime Trump attorney Michael Cohen,” Hannity said, running a supercut of reporters saying his name before joking that he’s “not that vain.”
“In a few minutes, we’ll address the rampant speculation that couldn’t be more wrong in so many ways,” the host said before spending 55 minutes talking about Comey’s interview with CNN’s George Stephanopoulos.
With three minutes left of his hour, Hannity once again ran a clip of CNN and MSNBC reporters saying his name during their “wall-to-wall coverage of yours truly.” He then “set the record straight” by reiterating that he never paid Cohen for legal services and “occasionally” asked him for legal advice about real estate.
Watch below, via Fox News.
New biographer claims she knows how Kim Jong Un will die
A new biography about Kim Jong Un by Anna Fifield is uncovering many of the unique moments in the childhood of the North Korean dictator. But one piece that isn't included in the book is her prediction for how the leader will die.
In a CNN interview with Brian Todd, Fifield explained that Kim's chain-smoking, drinking and consumption of rich and fatty foods would likely be his undoing. She doesn't anticipate he'll ever have a coup d'etat, but he could probably have a heart attack.
Other shocking observations she made include that Kim's parents had to bring in children so that he would have someone to play with him, effectively meaning his "friends" were paid for.
Black Republican: Cops ‘treat their dogs better than they treat us’
Black Republican political commentator Shermichael Singleton was part of a panel discussing the Phoenix police department that violently arrested the parents of a little girl who walked out of a dollar store with a doll.
The incident occurred months ago, but only now the footage is being released by police, revealing the way the family was treated.
Democratic strategist Joel Payne seemed appalled at the police in the video and the mark that likely left on the children who experienced it.
"I think about that young man talking about his child, and this is their first interaction with police," he said, noting Father's Day. "And that is the life, that's the life lesson that that child is being taught is that in that moment, that police officer was trying to hurt her and to hurt her parents. That's unacceptable."
US attacks Russia’s power grid — but Trump was kept in the dark about it
The New York Times is reporting that the United States is cyber attacking Russia's electric power grid and other targets—and that President Donald Trump is being kept out of the loop.
"The American strategy has shifted more toward offense, officials say, with the placement of potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system at a depth and with an aggressiveness that had never been tried before."
Trump has not been briefed on the operation because of “the possibility that he might countermand it or discuss it with foreign officials.”