The response from the boss squares with other accounts that surfaced in the summer of 2016: "Well, I would have to work with you,'" responded Ailes.
I would have to work with you really closely, and it may require us getting to know each other better, and that might have to happen away from here, and it might have to happen at a hotel.
And he said, 'You're not saying the conservative things that I want you to say, and you could be a real role model, and you could be a real star if only you could sound conservative sometimes.' I said 'Uh.
"When Roger Ailes was ousted in July, there was a lot of talk about what the culture was there, and now, with Bill O'Reilly having been fired, it feels as though, if I take the Murdochs at their word, they really want to know what was wrong there and what the culture was like, and I don't know how you get that from silence.
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