Newly released text messages between former campaign chairman and host reveal a relationship that appears to thrive on self-pity, conspiracies and unearned praise.
Hundreds of messages that were sent between the two in 2017 and 2018 were in Washington on Friday. Though Hannity’s name is redacted in some parts, he calls himself Sean and refers to working for Fox. In other parts, Hannity’s name is left unredacted. The Fox host stood by his comments in a tweet.
My view of the Special Counsel investigation and the treatment of Paul Manafort were made clear every day to anyone who listens to my radio show or watches my TV show.
— Sean Hannity (@seanhannity)
In the exchanges, the