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Trump reportedly 'railed about Fox' more than election results

President Trump has just about had it with Fox News, The Washington Post reports.

Despite maintaining warm relations with individual hosts, Trump's animosity toward what has traditionally been his favorite news network has been building over the last several months, reportedly in part because Fox refused to grant his re-election campaign a bulk discount advertising deal. The cold war may have reached a tipping point last week after Fox made an early call on Arizona for the president's Democratic challenger, now President-elect Joe Biden.

One anonymous ally who called the president Wednesday told the Post that Trump "railed about Fox" for most of the phone call even though the ally had expected Trump to complain about the election results. Officials reportedly agreed Trump was in some ways angrier about Fox's coverage than the actual loss. Read more at The Washington Post.