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Fox News' Chris Wallace on Why He Doesn't Think the Press Was Tougher on Trump Than Biden | THR News

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Fox News anchor Chris Wallace says he doesn't think the press is going easier on President Joe Biden than they did on former President Donald Trump.

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Fox News anchor, Chris Wallace, says he doesn't think the press is going easier on President Joe Biden than they did on former President Donald Trump. Wallace told The Hollywood Reporter, he thinks there's a key difference between covering Trump's White House and Biden's White House.

He said, "The Trump White House was every man and woman for themselves. When they went on the Sunday shows, they were appealing to an audience of one because President Trump watched. So when somebody went on, oftentimes there was a debate going on inside the administration, and they were trying to make their case more to the president, who was watching at home, than to the viewers."

Wallace added, "If you are a reporter covering the White House, there is nothing better than if there is tension inside the White House, and they are arguing it out in the public. Biden's White House is much more disciplined, in that regard, which is probably good for the country, but doesn't make it as much fun to cover."

However, Wallace happens to reject criticism, including from some of his Fox colleagues, that the media at large is going too easy on the Biden administration. He said, "There's an argument out there that the liberal media is being softer on Biden than they were on Trump. Maybe briefly at the very beginning. But I spent six years in the White House Briefing Room, covering Ronald Reagan, and the White House press Corps is a famously, and I think, appropriately cantankerous, group. And I think Biden gets pretty tough coverage right now."

"Fox News Sunday," the public affairs show Wallace has moderated since 2003 turns 25 years old this week. For more from Wallace's THR interview, go to thr.com.

For the Hollywood Reporter news, I'm Tiffany Taylor.

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