Each network will show 1/6 committee hearings as the GOP nightmare comes to life

ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN and MSNBC will broadcast the 1/6 Committee Hearings live, only Fox News has yet to commit to live coverage.

Vanity Fair reported:

Among the broadcast networks, ABC, CBS and NBC plan to air Thursday night’s audition live with David Muir, Norah O’Donnell and Lester Holt, respectively. Jake Tapper and Anderson Cooper will conduct special CNN coverage, starting at 7pm

Whether Fox News anticipates Tucker Carlson’s top-rated 8pm show remains to be seen. (Fox News did not immediately respond with a comment.) Carlson downplayed the events of January 6 and sought to divert the blame from Trump supporters.

Broadcast Fox does not have a news division and they are no longer owned by the Murdochs, so their lack of live coverage makes sense. It’s hard to imagine Fox News won’t cover the hearings. They have to cover auditions to get them to their audience, or they risk their viewers taking the truth elsewhere.

Fox News cannot be placed in the no column because it did not say yes or no.

Live coverage on every network of the 1/6 commission hearings is the GOP’s worst nightmare

Republicans have always feared that the 1/6 committee hearings would attract national attention. The GOP had to hope that the networks would not lead to the hearings. The Republican Party has spent more than a year trying to downplay Trump’s coup and the attack on the Capitol, only to see it open on more networks for the whole nation to see.

The propaganda efforts of Trump, McCarthy and Jim Jordan will not be able to compete with these hearings. Kevin McCarthy created this nightmare for Republicans by refusing to attend and appoint committee members.

Hell is breaking loose for the Republican Party, and there’s nothing they can do to stop the nation from watching.

Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House press pool and congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a BA in political science. His undergraduate work has focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.

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