Is Trump going to completely bring down Fox News with this bombshell? This may be the reason why they haven’t declared an all out war against the GOP frontrunner.
A new report in New York magazine is shedding light on Donald Trump’s baffling drama with Fox News.
Reporter Gabriel Sherman purports that Trump has insider information on the news network that has kept CEO and GOP power-broker Roger Ailes from declaring outright war against the mogul.
In 2014, Sherman wrote a biography on Ailes titled The Loudest Voice in the Room, a book so damaging it led Ailes to fire his PR adviser Brian Lewis, certain Lewis had been an anonymous source for the book.
When he was fired, Lewis went on a rampage, threatening to drop ‘bombs’ that would destroy both Ailes and Fox News.
It was when Lewis hired powerhouse litigator Judd Burstein to represent him in severance negotiations with Fox News that Trump says he got involved, since he previously worked with Burstein.
‘When Roger was having problems, he didn’t call 97 people, he called me,’ Trump told the magazine. ‘Roger [Ailes] had lawyers, very expensive lawyers, and they couldn’t do anything. I solved the problem.’
Read more: Daily Mail