Former Fox News anchor and notorious critic of President Trump Shepard Smith is reportedly in talks to move to his former employer’s arch rival: MSNBC.
As The Hill reports:
MSNBC is reportedly among the cable news networks in talks with Shepard Smith, and is considering the former longtime Fox News anchor for a prime-time spot.
The Daily Beast reported late Monday that MSNBC and CNN are looking to sign Smith, 56, who parted ways with Fox in October after 23 years with the network.
The online publication added that its sources say the Comcast-owned MSNBC wants to move Chuck Todd’s “Meet the Press Daily” to 9 a.m. ET…
CNN President Jeff Zucker said back in October that he was “very open to talking” to Smith, calling the former Fox News anchor “an immense talent
The stunning news signals the potential future return of an anchor who is deeply loathed and distrusted by President Trump and many of his supporters.