Ex-Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly claims he had to console Donald Trump after a crowd attending their “History Tour” event booed the former president when he revealed he had received the COVID booster shot.
Trump appeared with O’Reilly on the final leg of the tour in Dallas, Texas, on Sunday.
“Both the President and I are vaxxed,” O’Reilly opened during a discussion segment with the audience. “Did you get the booster?”
“Yes,” Trump replied.
Members of the public started screaming at the time, prompting Trump, whose administration helped produce the three COVID vaccines through Operation Warp Speed, to berate those who expressed their views.
“Don’t, don’t, don’t… no, no, no,” Trump replied, pointing a finger and waving his hand at the crowd, dismissing the hecklers as “a very small group.”
“You’re playing into their hands if you’re kind of ‘oh the vaccine,'” he insisted.
NEW: During their show in Dallas, President Trump reveals to: @BillOReilly he got the vaccine booster injection. pic.twitter.com/fhkOQEeeEQ
— No Spin news (@NoSpinNews) December 20, 2021
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Trump booed for getting booster
O’Reilly claimed in an interview with Dan Abrams on NewsNation that Trump was so stunned by the public’s response that he called to discuss it after the show.
“I said, ‘This is good for you, this is good for people to see a different side of you, not a political side, you told the truth, you believe in the vax, your government did it, and you have to take credit ,'” the former Fox star shared.
“Because it saved, I don’t know, hundreds of thousands of lives.”
Former Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly will join “Dan Abrams Live” tonight to discuss the booing and response he and former President Trump received when the couple announced Sunday that they would each receive the COVID-19 vaccine and booster. had received.
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— NewsNation Now (@NewsNationNow) December 20, 2021
O’Reilly added an element that may have explained Trump’s response — the political side of the man who helped successfully deliver vaccines to the American people.
“I’m trying to tell President Trump to be on your record,” he said. “He’s going to run again, okay.”
Bill O’Reilly Says Trump Will Run Again https://t.co/EApR9hGOLW pic.twitter.com/d9XA54pLmI
— The Hill (@deheuvel) December 21, 2021
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Yet the interaction between Trump and the mob is a curious development. It’s a clear indication that running on the vaccine may not be a good bet if he decides to compete in the 2024 presidential race.
Voters are tired of having vaccine mandates forced upon them, three shots, then four shots and warnings of a “winter of death”.
It doesn’t matter who delivers the message.
NEW – Biden declares winter of serious illness and death for unvaccinated.pic.twitter.com/RUnAWqlXb9
— Disclose.tv (@disclosetv) December 16, 2021
From Trump’s perspective – if there was ever a poster president for natural immunity, something the right seems to recognize while their liberal counterparts reject, it would be Trump.
Last September, Trump indicated that he probably wouldn’t get the booster shot.
“I don’t think so – I really feel like I’m in pretty good shape in that regard. But let’s see what happens,” he said at the time.
He came back almost immediately, adding, “If I feel it’s right, if I think it’s necessary, I’d get it.”
— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) December 20, 2021
Trump handed President Biden three vaccines, a distribution plan and a range of therapies, but Biden has still failed to deliver on his promise to “eliminate” the virus.
During the campaign, Biden claimed Trump was responsible for the coronavirus deaths, calling it “completely disqualifying.”
“Anyone responsible for so many deaths should not stay on as President of the United States of America,” he said.
Now tragically there have been more deaths this year during Biden’s brief tenure, and he just smiles and walks away when asked.
WATCH: Joe Biden laughs at 800,000 coronavirus deaths and refuses to question China about virus’ origins. pic.twitter.com/3DH5Lilwl5
— ACTforAmerica (@ACTforAmerica) December 15, 2021
The always polarizing Dr. Anthony Fauci came out in Trump’s defense over the booster shot – which is also unlikely to be viewed favorably by Trump’s supporters.
WATCH: Dr. Anthony Fauci praises Trump for saying he got booster, hits crowd for booing #SmartNews https://t.co/EwnuxFuTE7
— Valerie Hogan (@ValerieHogan) December 21, 2021
“From a public health standpoint, I’m very happy that he said that and came out publicly and said he’s been vaccinated and fortified,” Fauci said.
I have never seen so many deplorable people react so negatively to Trump as I have seen both in public and privately in the past 48 hours. Between his comments about not firing Fauci and the vaccines, he has angered some of the loyal base.
— Election Wizard (@ElectionWiz) December 21, 2021
“But being booed for saying that just tells you about the extraordinary division we have on this issue of public health, which should be without division,” he added.
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