Fox News Cuts Away During McEnany Press Briefing After Portland Riots Video Shown Contained Profanity

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany held a press briefing today and before she took questions, she talked about the riots in Portland and shared a video that was put together highlighting the actions of some of the “peaceful protestors.”

WATCH: Fox News cuts away from White House press briefing after McEnany shows footage of Portland riots

The video contained images that included graffiti reading “F— cops” and a graphic confrontation where a woman tells officers, “I hope someone kills your whole f—ing family. I hope someone burns down your whole precinct with all y’all inside. Can’t wait to see it.”

The network issued a statement which said, “FOX News was not provided with any advance warning that a video using profanity would air during this afternoon’s White House press briefing. Once it aired, FOX News made the decision it was inappropriate for a daytime audience and temporarily dropped out of coverage.”

From the Hill:

“All right, we were not expecting that video, and our management here at Fox News has decided we will pull away from that at this time,” anchor Harris Faulkner informed viewers on Friday afternoon as the network cut away from the briefing room back to its New York headquarters.

Faulkner later further explained the network decided to pull away because it was not aware the video was coming.

“I want to address a decision that was made by Fox News management a few minutes ago as we pulled away from the video that we were not told would air and how it would be edited with some things on screen that we wanted a heads up about,” Faulkner said.

“That is part and full of what went on there [in Portland]. But I can’t go on without addressing that,” she continued.

“We’re approaching the top of the hour. The White House press briefing is something that is important for us to carry for you, and so a heads up at those times with videos like that in the middle of the day sometimes is helpful,” the anchor added.

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