Pete Buttigieg

"Don't come": "Fox & Friends" hosts respond to Buttigieg's Fox News criticism

Pete Buttigieg gestures during a speech.
Southbend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

The hosts of "Fox & Friends" responded on Monday to Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg's criticisms of Fox News during a town hall on the network, saying that the South Bend mayor's discussion of Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham's shows showed "absolutely no courage."

"Don’t hop on our channel and continue to put down the other hosts on the channel, or the channel. If you feel that negative about it, don’t come."
— "Fox & Friends" host Brian Kilmeade

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