Martha MacCallum says the press must be holding Trump’s feet to the fire


In media mythology, the first 100 days of a make-or-break time for a new President and a slightly Packed time frame is of course inherently arbitrary.

During the set, a FDR conjures up-like the New Deal, it can be a hard slog as the new President tried to push legislation through Congress, to get nominees confirmed, and is surrounded by a Beltway-process stories.

But since Donald Trump is his unique position as an outsider, ran against the establishment of the two parties, the first 100 days was more fiery than usual. And this is what Martha MacCallum on is banking.

To keep “we have his feet to the fire,” she said to me in a telephone interview.

The “America’s Newsroom” co-host is launching a new show, Monday at 7 PM ET to chronicle the Premiere of the Trump administration.

MacCallum, a former Wall Street Journal employee, and stock market reporter for CNBC, says the business community Trump slashing regulations, and cutting include taxes. “In many ways what the market read is,” she said. “He needs to be sure that one of his top priorities.”


On Sunday Media Buzz”,” MacCallum said” that “the question hung it up” after the election: “he Wants to be more the President, if he takes that oath of office?” For the controversies that surround his statements, and false statements, she said: “I think in a strange way, there is a decrease of exaggeration with Donald Trump, we have not yet had with the former President.”

A political science major at St. Lawrence University in upstate New York, MacCallum, says policy-and history-has always been her passion. You paid some serious contributions, waiters at four Manhattan restaurants, while working as a fact-checker at a business magazine. You can also “bitten by the theatre bug,” and studied acting and directing in graduate school and worked with a small theater company, helped like, your future career.

To have “the time I was any link between the pure art in the form of theatre, any relationship to the news,” she says mocked. “But in both it is about the connection with your audience…a good waitress is an art. You have to juggle, a lot of tables and people.”

The reason they are is the new rate to 7 PM on Fox, that the slot is open, if Megyn Kelly decided to go for NBC and Tucker Carlson, the new show has not been moved to 9 PM MacCallum, who has three children, is safe, and you will continue to be in the evening — she loves her morning partnership with Bill Hemmer-but she is pumped about the raising of the curtain on the trump presidency.

“We have seen a lot of presidents get stunned in the first 100 days,” she says.

Howard Kurtz is a Fox News analyst and host of “MediaBuzz” (Sundays 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET). He is the author of five books and has its headquarters in Washington. You can follow him at @Howard Kurtz. Click here for more information on Howard Kurtz.

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