Rep. Maxine Waters: Trump and O'Reilly Should Be Arrested

Mr Trump said: "Personally, I think he shouldn't have settled". Because you should have taken it all the way. "Don't talk about Bill O'Reilly and a sexual harassment suit, or suits, when you know nothing about the context and the content of what those suits are".

Three dozen companies have pulled their advertising from O'Reilly's show The O'Reilly Factor, and HuffPost reports that those that remain are receiving pressure on social media to do the same. She opened the floodgates to women who ended up accusing Ailes of harassment, with many also receiving multi-million dollar payouts. What's more, his show won more viewers overall than either ABC's "Imaginary Mary" or NBC's "Trial and Error".

Despite the advertiser rush to distance itself from O'Reilly, Fox News is likely to be extremely patient before giving up on its signature star, who recently extended his $18 million-a-year contract.

More than 20 advertisers have pulled their commercials from the program in response, though O'Reilly has yet to address the report on his program.

Auntie was speaking with Chris Hayes on the MSNBC show All In With Chris Hayes when she made the comment about the network and said that Fox host Bill O'Reilly needs to go to jail.

In July 2016, the network's former boss Roger Ailes resigned in the wake of his own sexual harassment controversy.

"What ticked him off is the fact that I didn't vote for him and that I came out and said I'm not going to vote for him".

Waters, who O'Reilly mocked on-air last week by saying her hair looked like a "James Brown wig, added that Trump and the Fox News host were "two of a kind".

Once the congresswoman started, it was hard to stop her rant about O'Reilly and the allegations that have been leveled against him.

Ending O'Reilly's show without evidence his appeal is dwindling carries a risk: It could ignite a backlash among fans.

Despite the renewed attention on O'Reilly's sexual misconduct and corporations doing their best to distance themselves from the bloviating host, ratings for "The O'Reilly Factor" were up this past week.

There was a time when Bill O'Reilly could spin news of the sort piling up this week against him.



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