Fox Corp. CEO Lachlan Murdoch and Fox News and Fox Business personalities Maria Bartiromo and Lou Dobbs were among the guests at tonights White House State Dinner for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
Also on the guest list: Marvels Ike Perlmutter and News Corp. CEO Robert Thomson.
This is President Donald Trumps second state dinner, but its taking place just as the news media is fixated on a potentially new bombshell story: A whistleblowers complaint over a conversation that Trump had with a foreign leader.
The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that Trump, in a call with Ukranian leader Volodymyr Zelensky in July, repeatedly asked him to investigate Joe Bidens son, Hunter, who was a director of a Ukrainian gas company.
Trump has dismissed the speculation over what was said in the conversation, calling it “totally appropriate.” He blasted the media coverage and said that they would look “really bad when [the story] falls” apart.
Among those at the state dinner was Rudy Giuliani, who on Thursday sparred with CNNs Chris Cuomo over the whistleblower story in an extended interview that touched on media coverage of Trump and a number of other conspiracy theories.
As he entered the state dinner, a reporter shouted, “What about your CNN interRead More – Source