Sean Hannity Pushes Trump to Declare National Emergency
Ann Coulter calling Donald Trump a “joke” may have been what led him to shut down the government. Now America may have Sean Hannity to thank if the president decides to declare a national emergency to fund his border wall. After directly consulting with Trump ahead of his Oval Office speech earlier this week, the Fox News primetime host traveled with him to the border on Thursday. According to the pool report, instead of standing with the press corps Hannity “huddled with” White House communications deputy—and former Fox News boss—Bill Shine and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. It was a fitting place for Hannity, who acts more like an official adviser to the president than a journalist, which is the role he ostensibly played during his show Thursday night when he aired his “exclusive” interview with Trump. Read more at The Daily Beast.