Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade Blasts Trump For ‘Absolutely Awful’ Rally Move

Fox News host Brian Kilmeade had unusually harsh words for Donald Trump on Monday over the former president’s embrace of the U.S. Capitol attack during a rally over the weekend.

Trump opened a campaign rally in Waco, Texas, on Saturday, with a song called “Justice for All” performed by a choir of people convicted for their roles in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection. Footage from the attack was showed on big screens as the choir sang the national anthem.

On “Fox & Friends” Monday morning, Kilmeade was incredulous.

“The former president of the United States opened up with January 6 video, which is insane,” he said. “He should be running from that period. I don’t care his point of view. That is not a good thing for him.”

“I thought that was absolutely awful. Even though he is winning in the polls, that will not help,” he added.

Brian Kilmeade really went in on Trump for embracing January 6 during his Waco rally: He “opened up with a January 6 video, which is insane. He should be running from that, period. I don’t care his point of view … I thought that was absolutely awful.” — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) March 27, 2023

The Waco rally marked the first of Trump’s 2024 presidential campaign. During the event, he continued to air old grievances about the 2020 election, honored the insurrectionists who helped him try to overturn it, and blasted various investigations against him as political attacks orchestrated by “radical left maniacs.” He told supporters