OAN Host Christina Bobb Channel Right Network: Next stop, Trumpworld?
One America News Network host Christina Bobb will be leaving the far right cable news network, three people familiar with the matter told The Daily Beast. Bobb did not say on Thursday where she would go next – but according to sources, she was recently discussing a job offer with former President Donald Trump.
Even in an OAN lineup filled with Trump cultists and MAGA supporters, Bobb stands out, in large part because she actually worked on Trump’s 2020 post-election legal team and at the same time referring to the issue airing at OAN. (She did not disclose this conflict to her viewers.)
One of the sources familiar with the situation said Trump had privately discussed in recent weeks that he was willing to let Bobb work for him on multiple fronts, including legal work and media appearances. the media.
People who spoke to the twice-impeached former president about Bobb said he was interested in hiring her to work for him mainly because he was a fan of her staunch claims. , erroneously that the 2020 presidential election was “stolen” from him.
One America News President Charles Herring did not immediately respond to a request for comment, and a spokesman for Trump did not immediately respond to requests for comment for this story. Contacted by phone on Thursday, One America News CEO Robert Herring replied only: “I don’t know anything about it, so I have nothing to comment on.”
Reacting to the news of Bobb’s departure, an employee told The Daily Beast they were “relieved” that she was leaving.
In recent days, Bobb appears to have used his social media accounts to promote the two-time impeached former president and his political action committee, as Trump prepares for the debate. presidential election in 2024.
“Get excited for the Trump Rally on Saturday! Details attached,” she tweeted on March 8, complete with the announcement of Trump’s South Carolina event this Saturday. “I can’t wait to see you in South Carolina!” Bobb further noted on Instagram.
Furthermore, she posted pictures on her Instagram attended events last week at Trump’s Florida resort of Mar-a-Lago and sat down with the former president for an interview.
Following the 2020 presidential election, Bobb – who previously worked for the Trump administration as an attorney – joined Trump’s legal team and assisted Trump’s former personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani with his legal effort to overturn President Joe Biden’s decisive election victory, as first reported by The Daily Beast.
Her involvement with Trump’s campaign to keep the former president in the White House despite his election defeat has since been revealed to be far more complicated than previously known. .
This early year, the Washington Post disclosure that Bobb helped Giuliani in the Trump campaign’s quirky ploy to submit rival Republican electors in the states Biden had won. According to parcelBobb participated in at least one conference call about fake voter stuntman. She was also present at the Trump ally’s Willard Hotel “command center” on January 6, which was used to coordinate efforts by the Trump Team to block congressional certification of the 2020 election. .
Besides, Politico last month’s report that Bobb appeared to be the original creator of the document behind the draft executive order directing the Department of Defense to seize voting machines and appoint a special counsel to investigate the election. Document, that None of Trump’s election finishers want credit for draftingto be by the House Committee on January 6 of this year.
In the first day of this month, Bobb was issued a subpoena on January 6, along with other Trump attorneys who worked to overturn the 2020 election. The committee specifically cited her presence in Giuliani’s “war room” in Williard. Furthermore, she is said to be writing a book about the Capitol uprising and has interviewed Trump about it, which means she has notes the committee can get through a subpoena. appear in court.
After Biden’s Inauguration, Bobb — OAN Weekend Host Weekly summary—And OAN host Chanel Rion has spent most of 2021 promoting their fundraising on OAN, urging viewers to donate cash to fund several “audits” ” bogus voting in the election – including the infamous attempt that collapsed and burned down in Arizona.
It was also revealed last fall in a lawsuit that Giuliani allegedly had a veto over Bobb’s stories at the OAN during her time volunteering on Trump’s legal team after the election. The former New York City mayor said Charles Herring agreed to the deal. Both Giuliani and Bobb were named in the multibillion-dollar defamation lawsuits by voting machine company Dominion.
Bobb’s withdrawal from the conspiracy peddler channel comes as the OAN is dealing with an existential crisis. Satellite provider DirecTV announced in January that it will remove the network from its channel portfolio in April. The company – whose parent AT&T has long played an integral role in keeping OAN afloat – is by far the largest distributor. of the right-wing channel.
A source at the time told The Daily Beast that the network had been struggling to keep the network fully staffed in recent months. Bobb, meanwhile, represents another departure from the struggling exit.
Additional reporting by Diana Falzone
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