At the end of a fairly mundane Fox News interview on Monday morning, Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez tore into the network’s leadership and editorial policies after Fox News anchor Bill Hemmer asked him if the DNC would reconsider banning the network from hosting a 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate.
With Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders scheduled to appear Monday on Fox for a town-hall event, Hemmer took the opportunity to appeal directly to Perez. Earlier this year, Perez announced the DNC would not allow Fox News to host a debate, citing a New Yorker expose revealing the tight relationship between the network and the Trump administration.
“Will you reconsider your decision of having debates on the Fox News channel?” Hemmer asked.
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