One of Fox News’ biggest names, if not always the most beloved among its conservative viewers, has announced his departure.
Chris Wallace, who has been with “Fox News Sunday” since 2003, said goodbye on Sunday.
“After 18 years, this is my last day ‘Fox News Sunday, ‘” Wallace said.
“This is the last time – and I say this with real sadness – we will meet like this,” he said.
“Eighteen years ago, the bosses at Fox promised me they would never interfere with a guest I booked or a question I asked, and they kept that promise,” he said. .
“I have been free to report to the best of my ability, to deliver the stories that I think are important, to hold the leaders of our country accountable. It was a great ride,” he said.
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Wallace notes the presidents he has interviewed and the foreign leaders he has met as one of the highlights of his career.
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He also thanked the large audience that could not take their eyes off of him over the years.
“It sounds corny, but I feel like we’ve built a community here,” Wallace told viewers.
“There are so many things you can do on Sunday morning,” he said. “The fact that you have chosen to spend this hour with us is something I cherish.
“But after 18 years, I have decided to leave Fox. I wanted to try something new, going beyond politics to all the things I was interested in. I’m ready for a new adventure. And I hope you’ll check it out,” he said, without going into details.
“And so, for the last time, dear friends, it is today.”
His is controversial performance as moderator The first debate between President Donald Trump and then-Democratic candidate Joe Biden helped him win criticism from Trump supporters who saw Wallace’s Debating Behavior is just one part of the mainstream media’s relentless antagonism towards the Trump presidency.
“My bet? He’s going to CNN+,” Newsbusters editorial director Curtis Houck tweeted.
#BREAK: Chris Wallace Announces He’s QUITTING Fox News and ‘Fox News Sunday.’ Today is his last performance.
My bet? He’s going to CNN+.
– Curtis Houck (@CurtisHouck) December 12, 2021
An unnamed permanent host.
“We are incredibly proud of our journalism and the excellent team that Chris Wallace has been a part of for 18 years. The legacy of ‘Fox News Sunday’ will continue with our star journalists, many of whom will alternate positions until a permanent presenter is named,” the statement said. know.
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