Shepard Smith had one word to sum up the news coming out of the White House on Monday: “frustrating.”
“This isn’t about politics at all,” Smith said. “We want to report without fear or favor and hold truth to power no matter who it is in power. And when you get a competing set of facts, one of them completely untrue, and no way to get through it from the highest elected authority in the land ― from those who work for us ― it’s very frustrating for journalists. It’s not partisan.”
Smith went on to discuss Trump’s most recent claim that he has the “absolute right” to pardon himself, and he proceeded to read the Constitution on air to dissect the issue.
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