Fox News' Bret Baier struck back at President Obama on Monday, taking issue with an alleged attack by Obama on the network which surfaced in a new book.
In the book, "Showdown," journalist David Corn writes of a meeting during which Obama blamed Fox News for sinking his popularity with white men.
"…Fed by Fox News, they hear Obama is a Muslim 24/7, and it begins to seep in…The Republicans have been at this for 40 years. They have new resources, but the strategy is old,” Obama reportedly said.
The network, which has been a target of Obama's in the past, took issue with this. On Monday's "Special Report," Baier said that the president was wrong.
“For the record, we found no examples of a host saying President Obama is a Muslim," he said.
While no hosts have called Obama a Muslim, many on the network have been relentless critics of his dealings with the Muslim world, and have gotten into hot water for controversial statements about Muslims. They have also raised questions about his family and childhood ties to Islam, and the network was also forced to correct false reports that Obama had attended a madrassa as a child.
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