Fox News has decided to cut ties with former Republican congressman Trey Gowdy, the timing is rather strange however. As The Daily Caller reports:
Fox News announced Wednesday that the former South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy has been “terminated” by the network.
Gowdy’s firing comes after he reportedly agreed to help the White House fight a Democrat led impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Fox originally hired the former representative as an on-air contributor back in January.
The former South Carolina representative rose to fame as chairman of the House oversight committee. During his tenure, he led investigations into the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attacks in Libya, and supported other inquiries into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Gowdy decided to not run for reelection in the 2018 midterms after serving 8 years in the House.
With an internal battle currently raging within Fox News itself between those who are for and against President Trump we can only speculate on the significance of Gowdy’s departure.