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Steven Crowder Taking Show to Rumble

The agreement between Crowder and Rumble ends a very public search for a new home for the conservative host.

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Political commentator Steven Crowder has announced he will join video platform Rumble for his popular show.

“We’re betting on ourselves and hedging our bets because Rumble actually supports what we do. There’s gonna be some headaches,” Crowder joked. “Not everyone’s gonna thrilled with this. YouTube’s gonna be pissed.”

The agreement between Crowder and Rumble ends a very public search for a new home for the conservative host. Crowder publicly clashed with The Daily Wire over it’s offer to him.

“I believe many of those in the right-leaning media are actually at odds with what’s best for you — the viewer, the customer — and more importantly the country,” Crowder said, without naming the digital outlet co-founded by Ben Shapiro and Jeremy Boreing.

In response, Boreing posted a nearly hourlong video to YouTube refuting some of the claims made by Crowder.

“Steven’s been my friend for 10 years. I think he’s maybe the most talented person working in the conservative media space,” Boreing said. “He’s one of the top entertainers in the country, politics notwithstanding. I find it really tragic that we’re having this kind of conversation.”

Boreing confirmed the company offered Crowder a 4-year, $50 million contract, with a two-year option for an additional $25 million. However, the contract had stipulations about how often Crowder could pre-record his program, and also featured clauses that would strip him of earnings should he fail to meet show totals in a given year.

“I went into free agency, I looked over the offers, and I saw the claws come out,” Crowder said of the demands at the time. “I don’t just mean unreasonable demands for control, but what I would argue are immoral terms that actually punish conservative content creators on behalf of big tech.”

After the announcement of his agreement with Rumble was made public, the platform shared a photo of Crowder’s plaque commemorating hitting the 1 million YouTube subscriber mark placed prominently in a bathroom at the video platform’s headquarters. The plaque was riddled with bullet holes.

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CNN Refutes Claims From Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro About Presidential Debate

“CNN’s proposed format was to have both candidates stand and both sides agreed to the rules when they agreed to debate.”

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During Fox News’ The Five Monday, panelist Jeanine Pirro claimed CNN has mandated that the upcoming Presidential debate will be held with both candidates seated for the 90-minute event, in an effort to help President Joe Biden. The network has denied that accusation.

“They’re out there saying this election is not about age. Joe and the other guy are about the same age, even for the debate is– as Jesse is saying, they’re gonna be seated,” Pirro posited. “We don’t even get to see them walk in. They’ll be seated, so there is one less obstacle to worry about for Biden.”

However, CNN has denied that assertion.

“CNN’s proposed format was to have both candidates stand and both sides agreed to the rules when they agreed to debate,” a network spokesperson told Mediaite.

The argument presented by Pirro echoes that of a viral post on X from an account labeled as the Washington Reporter. The account only features 1,700 followers, but a post claiming that the Biden campaign was looking to renegotiate terms of the debate received more than 2.8 million views on the platform.

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Fox News Digital Sees Month-Over-Month Growth in Several Categories

On YouTube alone, the cable news giant saw 175.3 million views during the month of May.

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Fox News finished May as the top digital brand among news organizations in several metrics according to Comscore.

The network was the leader in multiplatform minutes and views, and saw growth in both categories during the month. In total, it earned more than 3.2 billion minutes, with 1.7 billion views, according to the report. 100 million unique visitors engaged with Fox News content on a digital platform. 5.8 million unique visitors utilized the company’s mobile app.

On social media, Fox News saw 26.4 million interactions, making it the most engaged news brand for the 117th consecutive month according to the network. On YouTube alone, the cable news giant saw 175.3 million views during the month of May.

Additionally, FOXBusiness.com saw more multiplatform views than both CNN Business and Bloomberg for the 37th consecutive month. 23.3 million unique visitors visited the brand on its various platforms.

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Fox News Announces Promotions for Peter Doocy and Jacqui Heinrich

“From the North Lawn to foreign summits to the campaign trail, it is my daily honor to seek answers for the American people on the issues impacting them most.”

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Fox News has announced that both Peter Doocy and Jacqui Heinrich have been elevated to the role of Senior White House Correspondent for the cable news outlet.

“I am honored to continue bringing our viewers the latest on the news that impacts them the most from the White House and around the globe,” Doocy, who has been with the network since 2009, said.

“Covering the White House has been the privilege of my career, and I am humbled and grateful to continue serving our viewers in this capacity,” said Heinrich. “From the North Lawn to foreign summits to the campaign trail, it is my daily honor to seek answers for the American people on the issues impacting them most.”

Jacqui Heinrich has been with Fox News since 2018, and has worked at the White House for the cable giant since 2021. In addition to her role at the White House, she’ll continue as co-host of the Fox News Rundown podcast.

“Peter’s commitment to providing viewers with hourly news and insight from the White House has remained steadfast since he started in this role straight off the 2020 campaign trail and we’re thrilled to have him continue doing so,” Fox News President and Executive Editor Jay Wallace said of Peter Doocy while announcing his promotion.

 “Since being named to the White House beat in 2021, Jacqui has distinguished herself with persistence, tenacity, and professionalism and we’re proud to have watched her career flourish at Fox News,” he added of Heinrich. 

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