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After 18 years, Chris Wallace has resigned from Fox Information and is headed to CNN's new streaming service.
The Fox Information Sunday host introduced his departure on the finish of his present on Sunday, Dec. 12.
"It's the final time, and I say this with actual unhappiness, we'll meet like this," he stated. "After 18 years, I've determined to go away Fox. I wish to attempt one thing new, to transcend politics to all of the issues I am focused on. I am prepared for a brand new journey."
Calling his time at Fox Information "an important trip," Wallace added that throughout his time on the cable information community, he "lined 5 presidential elections, interviewed each President since George H. W. Bush," and "traveled the world," sitting down with French President Emmanuel Macron and Russia's Vladimir Putin.
Wallace, who moderated multiple presidential debates in each 2016 and 2020, and Fox Information didn't title a everlasting host who would exchange him on this system.
"We're extraordinarily happy with our journalism and the stellar crew that Chris Wallace was part of for 18 years," Fox Information stated in an announcement. "The legacy of Fox Information Sunday will proceed with our star journalists, a lot of whom will rotate within the place till a everlasting host is known as."
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Quickly after the information was made public, CNN introduced in an announcement that Wallace "is joining CNN as an anchor for CNN+," its streaming subscription service that may debut in Q1 2022.
Wallace has been extensively considered a extra average voice at Fox Information. In recent times, the host usually got here beneath fireplace by lots of the channel's viewers for being too important of then-President Donald Trump. At a Newseum occasion in 2019, the host known as the president's feedback in opposition to the media a "direct, sustained assault on the liberty of the press."
Trump additionally slammed Wallace and his reporting usually all through his presidency, calling the host "nasty" and "obnoxious."
Nevertheless, in a June 2020 interview with the New York Times, revealed months earlier than the U.S. election, Wallace additionally scolded fellow mainstream journalists for displaying an anti-Trump bias of their reporting, which he thought of "a giant mistake."
"I do not pull punches, I am not enjoying favorites," he instructed the outlet. "That is what issues finally to me."
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