Chris Wallace Reflects on F&F Debate

By SteveK 

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The New York Observer’s Felix Gillette speaks with Chris Wallace about his dust-up with the Fox & Friends anchors last Friday.

Wallace said he received an email from a Fox News executive that didn’t touch on the subject of defending Sen. Barack Obama, but instead focused on the on-air dissension. “It was in the sense that, isn’t this the kind of thing we should be talking about off camera, not on camera?,” Wallace said. “I emailed him back and said, ‘I think you’re generally right, and I’m not going to make a habit of it.’ He wrote me right back and said, ‘Fine, forget about it. Have a good Easter.'”

Wallace also said he has not spoken with co-anchors Gretchen Carlson or Steve Doocy since the incident, and will do so for the first time on-air Friday morning when he promotes Fox News Sunday.

Related: Portfolio’s Jeff Bercovici asks, “Who’s the Fox News executive who doesn’t know what his job is?”