On Monday night, former President Donald Trump appeared on Fox News during a segment to speak once again about his many grievances, such as mail-in voting and his conflict with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. This is the first interview that Trump has given to the network since the court filings were released showing that many of the network’s leaders and top hosts had privately condemned Trump.
The communications between Fox’s top leaders were a part of the Dominion Voting Systems’ $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit brought forth against the network for perpetuating Trump’s previous claims about widespread fraud during the election.
In this latest interview, Trump – who is currently considered the front-runner in the 2024 GOP primary – spoke with prime-time host Sean Hannity. During the interview, Trump tried to create a connection between the supposed election fraud and the indictment he now faces in New York City.
When asked specifically about Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s hush-money probe, Trump had stated that this is a “new way of cheating in elections,” and that it was “election interference.”
On March 18th, Trump claimed that he would be arrested that Tuesday in connection to the investigation. However, this did not turn out to be accurate at the time. Still, these claims led Trump to call for his supporters to protest on his behalf and even warned that if he was indicted, it would lead to “potential death and destruction.” However, Trump stated on Monday that he had not actually been calling for violence.