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Fox Ditches NYC Flood Briefing to Save Viewers From ‘Climate’ Talk

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Fox News pulled out of Thursday morning’s New York briefing on the area’s deadly storms and floods after a Democratic congressman cited climate change as a factor in the devastation, with anchor Bill Hemmer grumbling that it had turned “political quite quickly.”

Days after Hurricane Ida slammed Louisiana and Mississippi, the remnants of the powerful storm spawned tornadoes and dumped a record-setting amount of rain on New York City and New Jersey, resulting in unprecedented flash flooding, building collapses, transportation shutdowns, and at least 18 deaths.

In the Thursday morning briefing, elected officials such as N.Y. Gov. Kathy Hochul, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, and Senate Majority Leader........

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