Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is reportedly predicting a landslide victory for Democratic nominee Joe Biden, and has also expressed frustration with how President Donald Trump has handled recent crises.
Murdoch is apparently “disgusted” specifically by the way Trump has handled the coronavirus pandemic, according to sources who spoke to The Daily Beast. He told an associate that “after all that has gone on, people are ready for Sleepy Joe.”
Murdoch has been so frustrated with Trump, the report claims, that he even considered throwing his weight behind a Democratic candidate such as former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, whose campaign ended in disaster.
Sources familiar with the situation also reportedly said that Trump is incensed with the coverage he has been receiving from Fox News, for which reason he and Murdoch have not spoken in weeks.
Murdoch refused to comment after The Daily Beast’s email inquiries, but the 89-year-old Australian-born former Fox News CEO maintained that he never