Mike Lindell once again lambasted Fox News for refusing to report his electoral fraud conspiracy theories.
The CEO of MyPillow suggested that Fox News would not report the weather properly, according to the Washington Times.
“They wouldn’t report an oncoming storm,” Lindell said Tuesday.
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Mike Lindell launched another attack on Fox News, this time implicating that he would not trust the news station to report the weather.
“I said the other day that they should be a weather channel,” the CEO of MyPillow said Tuesday, according to the Washington Times. “And the next day I changed my mind because they wouldn’t report an oncoming storm.”
Lindell is a major proponent of conspiracy theories claiming that China helped Joe Biden “steal” the 2020 presidential election from Donald Trump. Lindell has vowed to reveal 37 terabytes of information related to voter fraud at his cyber symposium in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, which ends Wednesday night.
Journalists from media such as Salon and The Dispatch attended the event. A Fox News spokesperson told CNN the network did not send a reporter.
“Shame on you, Fox,” Lindell said at the event, according to the Washington Times. “It’s disgusting that they didn’t talk about this election.
“It’s disgusting,” Lindell said. “What happened to reporting the news?” “
Fox News did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.
Lindell, a staunch ally of former President Donald Trump, has clashed at Fox News several times in recent months after the outlet stepped up its content moderation and refused to cover some of its debunked theories about the 2020 presidential election. This culminated when Lindell removed MyPillow ads from Fox News last month after refusing to run ads for his “Cyber Symposium” event on voter fraud, in which Lindell launched his campaign. last attack.
So far, guest speakers at the event have included Steve Bannon, Trump’s former White House chief of staff, and Eduardo Bolsonaro, son of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who gave Lindell a MAGA hat that , according to him, was signed by Trump.
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Lindell has said he will give $ 5 million to anyone who can refute the data provided they attend the 72-hour event in person, and urged reporters to join us.
Lindell was one of Fox News’ biggest advertisers before relations went downhill
Relations between Fox News and Lindell had already deteriorated before he removed the MyPillow ads from the station. Lindell was previously one of the network’s largest advertisers and said he spent nearly $ 50 million on advertising there in 2020.
In April, Lindell slammed Fox News for failing to report his $ 1.6 billion lawsuit against Dominion, which accused the voting machine company of trying to stifle free speech and facilitate voter fraud. .
Fox News had been sued by Dominion, as well as another voting machine company Smartmatic, which accused the network of broadcasting unsubstantiated segments about the role of corporations in facilitating voter fraud. Fox News has said it will defend itself “vigorously” against the lawsuits.
“Fox has been sued by Dominion and Smartmatic before, so if you’ve been sued before, why wouldn’t you want to expose the evidence you were talking about before anyway?” Lindell said in April.
Earlier this month, Lindell told Bannon he hired private investigators to find out why Fox News wouldn’t let him go on the network.
Meanwhile, Lindell has hooked up with right-wing networks like One America News and also broadcast debunked voter fraud conspiracy theories on his own website, Frank.
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