With Maricopa County, Arizona reporting more vote tabulations, CNN has obtained two memos from President Trump’s favorite source Fox News instructing its anchors not to refer to former Vice President Joe Biden as “President-elect” if the network calls him the winner.
Speaking to Jake Tapper, David Stelter reported the memos say Fox should “stay away” from using the description, and instead say something such as Biden has “enough electoral votes to win the presidency.”
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The memos emphasized that the network should report moves by Trump’s legal teams to challenge the results. “We will report both sides until there is further guidance,” one memo said. Fox called Trump the “President-elect” the day after the 2016 election. Watch below:
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Biden retains a lead, albeit smaller, over Trump in Arizona.