CONSERVATIVES UNDER ATTACK: War on right continues as social media sites target Conservative press

KNOXVILLE, TN — The latest attack in the war on Conservatives has taken it’s latest victim…Your’s truly.

After posting to my official Facebook page on Wednesday plans by Antifa to target Arlington National Cemetery over its burial of Confederate soldiers, I was notified that the post had been removed because it “violated” Facebook’s “community standards”.

Moments later, I was notified that another post had been deleted and my account suspended for 30 days over my sharing of a collage of mainstream media headlines in which pedophilia was being openly advocated.

This is not my first time at the rodeo. Over the course of the last year, my Facebook account has been shut down on four separate occasions, my Twitter account suspended and my Instagram account closed due to what censors of the sites deemed “offensive content”.

Ironically, I’ve had it pretty good compared to other conservative journalists and political commentators. In the last year, Fox News hosts Bill O’Reilly and Eric Bolling have been forced from their high-profile gigs at the once right-leaning news network after being targeted by the left with unsubstantiated claims of sexual harassment.

In an interview with NBC’s Today, O’Reilly called his removal from the network the result of a “hit job” by the left (https://www.today.com/news/bill-o-reilly-sexual-harassment-allegations-against-him-was-hit-t116460).

“In 42 years, I’ve been in this business. I’ve worked for 12 companies. Not any time have I had any interaction with HR, any complaints filed against me,” O’Reilly told NBC host Matt Lauer, adding: “Nobody is a perfect person but I can go to sleep at night very well knowing that I’ve never mistreated anyone on my watch in 42 years.”

Bolling also denied allegations that he had engaged in sexual harassment after reports surfaced that he had sent unwanted “sext messages” to three women (http://deadline.com/2017/08/fox-news-eric-bolling-lewd-photos-sexual-harassment-1202143178/).

“Mr. Bolling recalls no such inappropriate communications, does not believe he sent any such communications, and will vigorously pursue his legal remedies for any false and defamatory accusations that are made,” Bolling’s attorney, Michael J. Bowe, said in a statement.

In a separate statement to Breitbart News, Bowe said, “The story is based on anonymous sources and not true. No such unsolicited communications occurred.”

Many conservative journalists who were essentially forced to work undercover during the 8 years of the Obama administration had hoped that the election of Donald Trump would result in a new found freedom of expression.

To date, that has not happened.

If anything, the bloodthirstiness of the left has only increased as a majority of the mainstream media, still reeling with anger over the election loss of their beloved Hillary Clinton, seek to destroy anyone who aids President Trump in his “America First” agenda.

To them, American values, as they once stood, simply can not be permitted to return.

However, what social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter fail to realize is that for every conservative commentator or journalist with a high profile that they shoot down, there are millions of hard core patriots behind them who are willing to make their own voices be heard. The men and women of America who are sick and tired of being told that they are “bad” or “evil” for being a Christian or for even simply being white. Men and women who work hard, pay taxes and all they want in return is to give their own children a better hope for the future.

I am just one voice in a sea of many. My voice may have been silenced (temporarily), but the powers that be are soon to be deafened by the screams of those who stand for the same as I.

To protect our borders. To protect our flag. To protect our children. And to protect our future.

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‘YOU DON’T HAVE THE RIGHT TO DEMAND ANYTHING!’ Tucker Carlson confronts illegal immigrant activist over DACA

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Fox News host Tucker Carlson lost his cool on Monday night’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight” after confronting an illegal alien over the highly controversial DACA issue.

In a clip from the show, which quickly went viral (http://insider.foxnews.com/2017/09/18/daca-supporters-shout-down-nancy-pelosi-press-conference-over-trump-support), Carlson is seen debating Undocumedia founder Ivan Ceja over whether or not illegal immigrants have the “right” to citizenship after members of Ceja’s organization shut down a rally in protest on Monday of Democratic minority leader Nancy Pelosi, who they said “betrayed” them by negotiating with President Donald Trump on his plan to repeal the DACA program, an Obama era program which delayed deportation of illegal immigrants (http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2017/09/18/demonstrators-shout-down-pelosi-at-dream-act-event/).

As the back and forth between the pair heats up, Ceja says DACA recipients have the right to “demand” citizenship and said his community of illegal immigrants plan to hold Americans “accountable,” for their decisions.

Tucker, in turn, called Ceja out, saying how “ungrateful” illegal aliens appear to be after benefitting as they have from the American taxpayer, calling them “demanding” and “hostile” based upon their behavior at the rally earlier in the day.

“I believe that illegal immigrants and DACA recipients are simply reacting to what’s continuing to be done over years, and that is that they’re talking about us but they’re not talking with us,” responded Ceja. “Both parties will be held accountable.”

“Slow down,” says Tucker. “You’re saying that you’re not a US citizen, and you’re saying that you and other non-US citizens are going to hold US citizens accountable for not being nice enough to non-US citizens is that what you’re saying?” Carlson asked before adding, “You don’t have a right to demand anything!”

Carlson went on to point out that in most any other country, the citizenry and government would tell the illegal immigrant to “buzz off.”

According to government statistics, illegal aliens represent more than 11 million residents of the U.S. (http://www.pewhispanic.org/interactives/unauthorized-immigrants/). Critics of the official statistics, however, argue that the numbers are likely far greater.

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VICTIM CARD: Hillary says Benghazi to blame for loss to Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Adding to her already lengthy list of those to blame for her loss to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential race, Hillary Clinton now says Benghazi is among the reasons she failed to become president.

Clinton’s poorly timed comments, which came just hours after the 5th anniversary of the date on which US ambassador Christopher Stevens, his state department colleague Sean Smith and former Navy Seals Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty lost their lives, occurred as Clinton was promoting her new book, “What Happened”.

“Take the Benghazi tragedy—you know, I have one of the top Republicans, Kevin McCarthy, admitting we’re going to take that tragedy—because, you know, we’ve lost people, unfortunately, going back to the Reagan administration, if you talk about recent times, in diplomatic attacks,” Clinton told Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie on NBC’s “Today” on Wednesday as she threw out examples on how she felt she had been “unfairly” criticized. “But boy, it was turned into a political football. And it was aimed at undermining my credibility, my record, my accomplishments.”

Clinton’s critics were quick to berate the former Secretary of State for her comments, with many calling them inappropriate and heartless.

“It is disgusting for her to downplay it, and I think the American people knew it. She did nothing about it at the time, and this tragedy was entirely preventable, except her State Department was inept in protecting Americans in Benghazi,” Former Rep. Jason Chaffetz, (R)-Utah Chaffetz told Fox News. “I’m sure she can’t even look in the mirror and face the fact that, on her watch, they lost four Americans, and it’s disgusting she can’t live up to it, even today.”

Calling out Clinton for her comments on the Benghazi attack while giving testimony before a congressional panel in which she famously asked, “What difference does it make?” when probed on what led to the attack, Chaffetz said Clinton’s latest comments reveal her true colors.

“I think she really did believe that,” Chaffetz said. “She showed today that her comment about ‘what difference does it make’ was truly how she felt.”

Meanwhile, on Tuesday, two security contractors in an interview with Fox News’ chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge (http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/09/13/clinton-state-department-silenced-them-on-benghazi-security-lapses-contractors-say.html) alleged that Hillary Clinton’s State Department silenced them on important security lapses at the Benghazi, which they clam had they been permitted to address, could have saved the lives lost during the September 11, 2012 attack.

“Was the State Department contract officer trying to silence you?” Herridge asked longtime special forces soldier and security contractor executive Joe Torres.

“Oh absolutely,” said Torres. “The U.S. ambassador is dead and nobody is held accountable for it.”

Herridge claimed a classified cable was received in October 2012 by the State Department that showed Libya ambassador Chris Stevens and his team were in trouble in mid-August and that they had begged the State Department for help because radical Islamist groups were everywhere.

“They were sending these cables back to the contracting guys and the decision makers back here and they weren’t responding,” said Brad Owens, a former Army intelligence officer. “It’s gross incompetence or negligence, one of the two.”

Worse, says Torres, nothing was done under the Obama administration to prevent similar attacks in the future or to make the situation any better.

Torres went on to say that this terrorist attack could happen again and ‘nothing [has] changed” in making the security safer.

“Nothing [has] changed,” he said.

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COINCIDENCE? PHOTO SUGGESTS LINK BETWEEN WASSERMAN-SCHULTZ AID IMRAN AWAN AND DNC STAFFER’S MURDER

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A newly surfaced photograph suggests a potential link between disgraced Debbie Wasserman Schultz aide Imran Awan and murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich, according to Trump administration insider Roger Stone.

Stone, a political consultant, lobbyist, and strategist for the Republican party, has been vocal in his belief that Rich, who was found murdered in July of 2016, was victim of a hit by the DNC.

Rich, who many suspect to be the source behind thousands of emails that were leaked to WikiLeaks, worked as the Voter Expansion Data Director for the Democratic National Committee and had access to DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s iPad when the DNC emails were leaked to Wikileaks.

Shortly after the emails were obtained by the anti-secrecy group, Rich’s lifeless body was found lying face down in a suburban Washington, D.C. neighborhood, the victim of multiple gunshot wounds. Although his death was ruled by police the probable result of a robbery gone bad, the fact that his cell phone, wallet and credit cards were left untouched on his person left many to question law enforcement’s official story.

Friends of Rich have claimed there around 90 minutes of of “unaccounted for” time between the time Rich is known to have left the bar he had visited just before his death and the time his body was discovered. Now, a photo released to social media on Tuesday, appears to show Awan with Rich at the bar just moments before he left.

“FACT – Wasserman-Schulz “IT consultant” Awan was partying with Seth Rich the night of his murder ! Eat it @TheAtlantic !” Stone tweeted of the discovery (https://twitter.com/RogerJStoneJr/status/892265715780026368?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.infowars.com%2Froger-stone-seth-rich-was-partying-with-imran-awan-on-the-night-of-his-murder%2F).

According to Stone, Awan also had access to Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s iPad and hard drives later recovered from Awan’s home were found to be smashed up with a hammer.

Awan, who records show received more than twice the average Congressional I.T. employee salary (http://congressional-staff.insidegov.com/l/22830/Imran-Awan), was arrested at Dulles airport last week after wiring $300,000 to Pakistan and attempting to flee the country.

In light of Awan’s arrest, Wasserman Schultz terminated his “part-time” employment last week and is now coming under mounting pressure to explain why she kept the IT worker on the payroll despite a months long criminal investigation. The Florida congresswoman who led the Democratic National Committee until she was removed from her position after it was alleged that she “fixed” votes within the DNC to ensure Hillary Clinton’s nomination is facing increasing calls from Republicans to testify as to what she knows.

“I think she should testify,” Republican Party Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel told conservative radio host Dana Loesch on Monday. “If I had a staff member, an IT staff member, who had access to all of our data and all of our infrastructure and he had come under investigation … you better believe I would be cooperating.”

Meanwhile, in a related development, a lawsuit filed Tuesday against the Fox News network by Rod Wheeler claims the cable news giant worked with the Trump administration and wealthy Republican Trump supporter to concoct a false story about the death of Rich, an allegation that both the network and the president has vehemently denied.

“The president had no knowledge of the story,” White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at a White House briefing on Tuesday, “it’s completely untrue” that he or anyone at the White House was involved with the story.”

In a separate statement the Fox News network called the allegations “completely erroneous.”

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‘I’LL BE BACK’: CANCER STRICKEN MCCAIN VOWS TO RETURN TO SENATE

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Arizona Senator John McCain, who was diagnosed this week with an aggressive form of brain cancer, says he’s faced tougher challenges in his life and doesn’t intend to let his diagnosis keep him for long off the senate floor.

“I’ve been through worse,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R)- SC says McCain told him during a telephone call Wednesday night.

“”God knows how this ends, not me,” Graham told reporters after speaking with McCain. “But what I do know is this disease has never had a more worthy opponent.”

McCain, who currently serves as chairman of the Senate’s Armed Services Committee, was diagnosed with Glioblastoma, an aggressive cancer, after having a blood clot removed from above his left eye last Friday.

Graham says he called McCain, who is currently resting at his Arizona home, on Wednesday night to offer words of comfort and support but that McCain quickly turned the discussion toward healthcare and the National Defense Authorization Act.

“Literally, it went five minutes until we turned away from what I think most people have a hard time absorbing and focused on what he loves the best,” Graham said.

Graham, who has worked with the Vietnam war veteran for years and formed a deep friendship while working side by side on the Senate floor, added that it was McCain who wound up encouraging him to stay strong.

“‘No more woe is me, Lindsey,’” Graham recalled McCain telling him after he began choking back tears during their conversation. “He’s yelling at me and to buck up. So I’m going to buck up.”

“He’s coming back,” Graham said. “I think they got it. He’s going to go through radiation and chemo. I’m not a doctor. It may come back and he’ll fight it again. But right now he’s in good spirits. It was a real tough operation. But John is ready to come back.

In a statement via Twitter, John McCain’s daughter, Meghan McCain, who serves as a political commentator for Fox News spoke of her shock over her father’s diagnosis and her prayers for his swift recovery. “My love for my father is boundless and like any daughter I cannot and do not wish to be in a world without him. I have faith that those days remain far away,” she said.

McCain, 80, was held prisoner of war in North Vietnam war camp for five and a half years during his service in the military. He was released on March 14, 1973 and shortly thereafter began his political career. He has served in the House and Senate since 1982.

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‘ITS HELL’: 84 YEAR OLD TWIN VETERANS LIVING IN CAR AFTER LOSING THEIR CALIFORNIA HOME

FAIR OAKS, CA — Twin brothers who each dedicated their lives to serving their nation have found themselves penniless and living in a car after the pair say they lost their home due to a loan gone bad.

Clifford and Gary Koekoek, 84-year-old twins who each fought in the Vietnam War, lost the home that had been in their family for decades last October after taking out a loan to do some repairs to the property.

“We took a loan thinking that we had a conventional loan,” Gary Koekoek told Fox 40 Sacramento (http://fox40.com/2017/07/18/homeless-84-year-old-twin-brothers-search-for-permanent-housing/) . However, the pair soon discovered the loan had an adjustable APR and the payments quickly became too much to bear. In October the bank foreclosed and the brothers found themselves living in their car.

“It’s a lot of stress,” Clifford said, choking back tears. “I’d rather go back to the war and get shot at than this.”

“Right now, I’m broke,” Clifford added. “Sometimes we don’t eat”.

Aaron Hoerner, a friend of the family for more than a decade, says he was shocked to discover the brothers’ predicament and has since set up a Go Fund Me account (https://www.gofundme.com/help-gary-and-clifford-kukor) in the hopes of getting the war heroes back into a permanent home.

“They were just living in their car in front of Raley’s when I found out,” Hoerner said of the brothers’ sad predicament. “It’s easy to walk by and not look at their situation but if you stop and talk to somebody, everybody has a story.”

Born in the Netherlands, Clifford and Gary Koekoek were raised in Belgium until World War II. The horrors they experienced under Nazi control is what drove them to never marry or bring children into the world, they say, and as a result, all they have is each other.

“All my life I’ve seen people killed, tortured, taken away to concentration camps,” says Clifford. ” I don’t want that.”

Despite all the tragedies the pair has witnessed in their lives, their current situation is seemingly the hardest to accept. Still, the pair say they are struggling to keep their heads up in the hopes that tomorrow will be a brighter day.

“I never will beg,” Clifford says. “That’s the way I’m feeling.”

“I guarantee you within the next months I will win the big lottery,” Gary added laughing through tears. “I will win millions of dollars.”

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KELLY BOMBS: ‘SUNDAY NIGHT’ A RATINGS NIGHTMARE DESPITE HYPE OVER ALEX JONES

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Despite weeks of controversy leading up to Megyn Kelly’s showdown with Alex Jones, the former Fox News host’s show, “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly” was a bust with network viewers who seem to have lost interest in the one time ratings queen.

According to Sunday night’s Nielsen ratings (http://www.latimes.com/topic/entertainment/megyn-kelly-PECLB0000009270-topic.html), “Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly” averaged just 3.53 million viewers during its Sunday 7 p.m. time slot, the lowest figure yet since the program debuted on NBC on June 4. Ratings were so dismal, as a matter of fact, that Kelly’s program was easily beat by a rerun of “60 Minutes” on CBS, which averaged 5.3 million viewers in that same hour.

NBC tried hard to promote the program, which featured what turned out to be a heavily edited interview with alternative news host Alex Jones, but in the end, network viewers just didn’t seem to care.

Kelly sparked a great deal of controversy over the interview with Jones, who has been vocal in his questioning of the government’s official story surrounding the events of 9/11 and the shooting at Sandy Hook.

For his part, Jones, who went public last week with claims that Kelly had manipulated the interview to create a “hit piece” on him, released his own audio recording of the interview in its entirety in an effort to expose what he claimed was Kelly’s promoting of “fake news” (http://thehill.com/homenews/media/338097-alex-jones-releases-more-secret-taped-megyn-kelly-audio-nbc-responds).

In the audio, which was recorded without Kelly’s knowledge, Kelly can allegedly be heard telling Jones that her goal was to show Jones’ softer side because, as she put it, she believed that he had been misrepresented in the media.

“The reason you are interesting to me is because I followed your custody case, and I think you had a very good point about how the media was covering it and for some reason treated you and your family and what was going on as fair game when they never would have done that if you were a mainstream media figure,” Kelly can be heard telling Jones. “I saw a different side of you in that whole thing and, you know, you just became very fascinating to me.”

Jones, upon seeing a promo piece released by Kelly to promote the interview, was quick to respond with allegations that the interview had been over edited and that he had been lied to.

“I’ve never done this in 22 years, I’ve never recorded another journalist,” Jones said on his daily radio show, “Infowars”. “I’ve never done this, but I knew that it was a fraud, that it was a lie.”

Kelly’s program is slated to run through the summer, but insiders say that based on poor performance, “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly” is unlikely to finish a full season.

Kelly joined NBC News in January after 13 years at Fox News for a reported $17 million per year. The former “Kelly File” host left Fox for NBC after controversy erupted surrounding what supporters of then presidential candidate Donald Trump called poor treatment of the Republican candidate during a series of debates, which Kelly had been tapped to moderate.

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WOULD YOU LIKE SOME HATE WITH THAT? CUSTOMER SAYS SHE WAS BULLIED BY STARBUCKS OVER SUPPORT OF PRESIDENT TRUMP

CHARLOTTE, N.C.– A Starbucks customer says she got more than she bargained for when she ordered a cup of coffee from her local Starbucks…a side of bullying.

Kayla Hart claims she was harassed by a Starbucks employee after walking into her local shop while wearing a Donald Trump t-shirt. Instead of service with a smile, Hart claims the baristas on duty laughed at her and mocked her support for the 45th president.

“They shouted out build a wall and shoved a drink at me and then all the barisatas in the back started cracking up laughing,” Hart told Charlotte affiliate Fox 46 (http://www.fox46charlotte.com/news/local-news/261436816-story). Further, she says her coffee came with a label that read, “Build the wall”.

“I just walked out because everyone was staring,” says Hart. “I just found it really sad that I can’t wear a t-shirt with our president without being made fun of.”

In a statement, Starbucks, who has made no secret of their company’s distaste for President Trump, says they were unaware of the incident and that the employees responsible will be “coached” accordingly.

“We failed to meet this customer’s expectations of us, and we have apologized and are working directly with her to make it right,” the statement reads. “This experience is not consistent with our standards or the welcoming and respectful experience we aim to provide every customer who visit our stores. We have spoken with our store partners about this situation and are using this as a coaching opportunity for the future,” the statement concludes.

This isn’t the first time Starbucks has come under fire with conservatives. In January of 2017, the company was targeted for boycott after it announced plans to hire thousands of refugees in response to newly elected President Trump’s vow to temporarily restrict Muslims from terror driven countries from entering the U.S. (http://www.foxnews.com/food-drink/2017/01/31/trump-supporters-vow-to-boycott-starbucks-over-ceos-plan-to-hire-refugees.html).

The company faced a similar boycott in 2015 when it urged its baristas to discuss race and “white privilege” with it’s customers by writing “Let’s talk about race” on customer coffee cups (http://fortune.com/2015/03/16/starbucks-baristas-race-talk/).

As for Hart, she says she’s not yet sure whether or not she’ll give the left wing java joint another try.

“This isn’t me trying to get people to stop going to Starbucks. I just want it to be put out there so people know this is what’s occurring,” she says. “I don’t think it’s right you should be humiliated for wearing a t-shirt with your opinion on it.”

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FAKE NEWS? CNN CAUGHT PROMOTING WHAT CRITICS SAY IS PRO-MUSLIM AGENDA

LONDON, ENGLAND — Embattled cable news network CNN has reportedly been caught staging what critics say is a pro-Muslim rally in the wake of the latest London terror attacks.

In a video that surfaced on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhFyN-Y0Is0), CNN reporter Becky Anderson can allegedly be seen directing several self-described “Muslim mothers” to stand behind her as, seeming on cue, the group begins rallying support for London Police.

The video, which quickly went viral, caused a wave of backlash on social media, with even some of the networks most frequent viewers slamming the network over claims of “fake news”.

CNN, which has faced allegations of staging news stories to promote left leaning political agendas in the past, denied the allegations on Monday in a statement to Fox News.

“This story is nonsense,” a rep for CNN told Fox via email (http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2017/06/05/cnn-denies-staging-pro-muslim-shot-after-london-terror-attack.html). “The group of demonstrators that was at the police cordon was being allowed through by officers so they could show their signs to the gathered media. The CNN crew along with other media present simply filmed them doing so.”

“You an clearly see at the beginning of the video on social media that a group of press photographers is asking the demonstrators to stand in front of them so that they can see them — there’s nothing sinister going on there,” the spokesperson added.

Despite CNN’s denial, the network is no stranger to similar controversies.

One of the most famous examples of CNN trickery involves an interview in which network anchor Anderson Cooper claimed to be reporting live from the funeral of a child he said had died during the alleged Sandy Hook school shooting (http://www.naturalnews.com/039127_Anderson_Cooper_blue_screen_fake_news.html).

During the piece, Cooper, supposedly interviewing loved ones at the scene, turns to the side and his nose seemingly disappears. This, say photographic experts who were quick to catch the slip up, occurs when a reporter is placed in front of a “green screen”, a technological prop that allows producers to project an image behind the reporter, making it seem as though he or she may be somewhere they are not. Green screens are typically used only in sound stages. Never when a reporter is actually on scene.

The Sandy Hook shooting was later used to justify a wealth of anti-Second amendment executive orders by then president Barack Obama, with whom the network had worked closely throughout his presidency.

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HANNITY UNDER FIRE: SOURCES SAY FOX NEWS HOST ABOUT TO BE FIRED FOR SPEAKING OUT ON SETH RICH CASE

New York, N.Y. — The Fox News network denied claims on Thursday that it’s highest rated host, Sean Hannity, is about to be let go from the nightly political talk show that bares his name.

“Like the rest of the country, Sean Hannity is taking a vacation for Memorial Day weekend and will be back on Tuesday,” the network said in a statement. “Those who suggest otherwise are going to look foolish.”

The statement comes after a prior announcement by the network that Hannity would be taking a “brief hiatus” from his show caused a swirl of speculation that the conservative commentator would be the next to be exited from the network’s highly publicized revolving door.

Questions about Hannity’s future with the network have exploded in the wake of recent controversies surrounding his coverage of DNC staffer Seth Rich’s still unsolved murder.

Hannity, who claimed to have uncovered evidence suggesting that Rich’s murder was tied to his being responsible for the leaking of a wealth of politically devastating emails from the Democratic National Committee to the anti-secrecy group Wikileaks, promised to reveal the information he had discovered on his Tuesday night show.

However, after a wave of backlash from the mainstream media and network sponsors, many of whom threatened to pull their advertising from his nightly program, Hannity announced on Tuesday that he would be holding back on the information he had planned to reveal “out of respect” for the Rich family.

“Out of respect for the family’s wishes, for now, I am not discussing the matter at this time,” Hannity said.

Also on Tuesday, Fox News said the network would be retracting a story it had published on FoxNews.com, about Rich’s murder, sparking reports from network sources that Hannity was about to be fired.

Addressing the controversy head on during an interview with The Huffington Post on Wednesday, Hannity said he was being targeted by leftist groups who are out to silence him.

“There’s nothing that I did, nothing that I said, except they don’t like my position politically,” he said. “They’ll try to ratchet up the intensity of their rationale. It does not justify an attempt to get me fired. And that’s what this is. This is an attempt to take me out. This is a kill shot.”

Seth Rich was found murdered last July, a victim of what police claimed at the time was a robbery gone bad. Critics of the official story point out that Rich, who was shot twice in the back, was left with his wallet, cell phone, cash and credit cards still on his person.

No arrests have ever been made in regard to the case.

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