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Fox hosts endorsed Trump's lie that Prez elections were rigged: Murdoch

He acknowledged this while being questioned under oath in a $1.6-bn suit by Dominion Voting Systems

Rupert Murdoch

Fox Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch acknowledged under oath that some Fox hosts “endorsed” the notion that the 2020 US presidential election was stolen, according to a court filing unsealed Monday.

Murdoch’s acknowledgment is included in a filing from Dominion Voting Systems, part of the voting technology firm’s $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News and parent company Fox Corp over Fox’s coverage of the 2020 presidential election.

Documents in the case in Delaware state court show Murdoch and other Fox executives believed Joe Biden fairly beat Donald Trump and that the results were not in doubt. Murdoch’s testimony is from his deposition

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First Published: Feb 28 2023 | 11:36 PM IST

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