Fox reportedly pulls Andrew Napolitano from air after wiretapping claims

By Matt Hoffman, Buzz60

Andrew Napolitano's wiretapping allegations seem to have gotten him pulled off the air on Fox News.

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that he isn't scheduled for any upcoming appearances on the cable network.

He was noticeably absent as a legal analyst for Monday's hearings involving Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch as well as the one with FBI director James Comey on the wiretapping.

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Just Last week, Napolitano appeared on "Fox & Friends" and weighed in on President Trump's allegation that former President Obama had him wiretapped.

"Three intelligence sources have informed Fox News that President Obama went outside the chain of command..."

"He used GCHQ. What the heck is GCHQ? That's the initials for the British spying agency."

This claim was then repeated by the White House.

"Last, on Fox News on March 14th, Judge Andrew Napolitano made the following statement, quote, 'Three intelligence sources have informed Fox News that President Obama went outside the chain of command...'"

But Fox wouldn't back up that claim.

"Fox News cannot confirm Judge Napolitano's commentary. Fox News knows of no evidence of any kind that the now-President of the United States was surveilled at any time in any way."

Napolitano was a judge from 1987 through 1995 and has been with Fox since 1998.

No comment right now from Fox News.

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