“Fox agreed to allow Pirro to come back on the air but cut her opening monologue, a venue for her most incendiary rhetoric. When Trump found out about that, he called Rupert again, a source said. A compromise was proposed: Pirro could return and deliver a shortened version of her opening statement. ‘Trump called Rupert, and Rupert put pressure on the executives.'” There is perhaps no more important/powerful relationship in the world than the one between Fox News and its number one viewer, guest, and sometimes programmer. And no one covers that relationship better than Vanity Fair’s Gabe Sherman. After Taking Over Fox, Lachlan Murdoch Is In A Trump Trap.