GOP Rising Star Kari Lake Spars with Fox News Host Over Drag Queen Allegations

Republican Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake and Fox News host Bret Baier got into a heated exchange Monday over allegations that she befriended a drag queen.

Baier asked Lake to address allegations that she attended the shows of drag queen Richard Stevens for over two decades and hired Stevens to perform at her home.

“I’m really shocked. I’m actually appalled that Fox News would take a defamatory story like that — and we are pursuing legal action against this drag queen — I’m appalled that you would bring that up when you have not talked about our stolen election. You failed to talk about that,” Lake said.

“We just spent three questions, Ms. Lake, talking about this,” Baier said. “I’ve asked you a number of questions about it. I played the Arizona House Speaker. Let’s address this story that’s in the Washington Post, every candidate takes tough stories.”

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