Bill O’Reilly on Brad Thor’s Remarks: ‘You Can’t Do That’ — It ‘Incites Violence’

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Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” during a segment with network contributor Karl Rove, host Bill O’Reilly discussed remarks made author Brad Thor on Glenn Beck’s radio program last week, which O’Reilly described as Thor talking about a “possible assassination” and Beck’s suspension from SiriusXM announced earlier today. Both O’Reilly and Rove criticized the remarks, with O’Reilly adding “you can’t do that” because it “incites violence.” Partial transcript as follows: O’REILLY: OK, I have got to get to this. Glenn Beck has been suspended by Sirius radio. They are not going to run his radio program for a while because he had a conversation with the thriller writer novelist Brad Thor. In that conversation Thor talked about a possible assassination. Roll the tape. (BEGIN AUDIO) THOR: With the feckless, spineless Congress we have, who will stand in the way of Donald Trump overstepping his constitutional authority as president? If Congress won’t remove him from office, what patriot will step up and do that if, if he oversteps his mandate as president, his constitutional granted authority, I should say as president? (END AUDIO) O’REILLY: So, anyway, this is pretty startling. Beck is a pretty big guy. And Beck didn’t

Bill O’Reilly on Brad Thor’s Remarks: ‘You Can’t Do That’ — It ‘Incites Violence’

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Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” during a segment with network contributor Karl Rove, host Bill O’Reilly discussed remarks made author Brad Thor on Glenn Beck’s radio program last week, which O’Reilly described as Thor talking about a “possible assassination” and Beck’s suspension from SiriusXM announced earlier today. Both O’Reilly and Rove criticized the remarks, with O’Reilly adding “you can’t do that” because it “incites violence.” Partial transcript as follows: O’REILLY: OK, I have got to get to this. Glenn Beck has been suspended by Sirius radio. They are not going to run his radio program for a while because he had a conversation with the thriller writer novelist Brad Thor. In that conversation Thor talked about a possible assassination. Roll the tape. (BEGIN AUDIO) THOR: With the feckless, spineless Congress we have, who will stand in the way of Donald Trump overstepping his constitutional authority as president? If Congress won’t remove him from office, what patriot will step up and do that if, if he oversteps his mandate as president, his constitutional granted authority, I should say as president? (END AUDIO) O’REILLY: So, anyway, this is pretty startling. Beck is a pretty big guy. And Beck didn’t