Obama to Give Exclusive Fox News Interview

By Andrew Gauthier 

The New York Times

President Obama will give a rare interview on Wednesday to Fox News, the cable network that a top administration official once accused of being a political arm of the Republican Party.

The interview, with Bret Baier, an anchor and a former chief White House correspondent for Fox, will be broadcast at 6 p.m., at the height of a week in which Democrats, including Mr. Obama, are pressing allies and lawmakers to push ahead to get the health care bill passed in the House despite solid Republican opposition and the lessening of public support for the legislation.


At the briefing on Tuesday, Robert Gibbs, the White House press secretary, was asked if the president believed he could really change the minds of viewers who watch Fox. More…