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The Daily BeastNov 24, 2020
A Fox News Host Got COVID, and Staffers Say They Were Never Told
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyFox News' apparent split personality—a more polite term here than "hypocrisy"—doesn't simply describe the disconnect between its straight-news anchors, who regularly call Joe Biden "the president-elect," and the primetime and other opinion hosts touting Donald Trump's baseless claims of a stolen election.

The case of Fox & Friends First co-anchor Todd Piro, who recently tested positive for COVID-19, highlights a potentially dangerous contradiction between the network's stated safety policies and the allegedly cavalier way that management is carrying them out, according to staffers of the top-rated, right-leaning cable outlet.

Current Fox News employees, who asked not to be further identified out of fear of retaliation, told The Daily Beast that they received no official alert or explanation after Piro stopped showing up for work at the network's Midtown Manhattan studios as of Nov. 9, while his co-anchor, Jillian Mele, has continued to host the early morning broadcast in close quarters with members of the production staff.

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Yahoo PoliticsNov 23, 2020
Republican official: Trump efforts to undermine Georgia results could 'suppress the vote' in U.S. Senate runoff elections

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