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Right-wing media is coming to Trump's defense over the FBI's search of Mar-a-Lago

Fox News had begun to distance itself from Trump recently, as the Jan. 6 panel cast him in harsh light. The FBI raiding Mar-a-Lago has right-wing media, including Fox, snapping back to his defense.

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David Folkenflik was described by Geraldo Rivera of Fox News as "a really weak-kneed, backstabbing, sweaty-palmed reporter." Others have been kinder. The Columbia Journalism Review, for example, once gave him a "laurel" for reporting that immediately led the U.S. military to institute safety measures for journalists in Baghdad.

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