“During the Obama years, the Breitbart News Network, backed by Robert and Rebekah Mercer and led by their advisor Steve Bannon, who is now Trump’s top strategist, emerged to give Fox a run for its money,” Clinton wrote in the memoir, titled What Happened.
Bannon resigned from the Trump White House last month and rejoined Breitbart News.
Hillary made the statement in a chapter section titled, “The War on Truth” in which she espoused the conspiracy that there is a “right-wing war on truth” consisting of a “concerted effort” to “discredit mainstream sources of information, create an echo chamber to amplify fringe conspiracy theories, and undermine Americans’ grasp of objective truth.”
This purported right-wing conspiracy, Clinton alleges, aided Trump’s 2016 victory by discrediting negative stories about the billionaire and helping to build a “receptive audience for false attacks against me.”
Clinton credited News Corporation Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch and the late Roger Ailes, formerly Chairman and CEO of Fox News, as likely “doing more than anyone else” to facilitate the so-called right-wing war on truth.Read more at Breitbart