In 1984, Ailes worked on the campaign to reelect Ronald Reagan.
“And what we should be doing in the African-American community, and all communities, is build up respect for police officers, and focus on the fact that when something does go wrong, okay, we’ll work on that.” Fellow New Yorker and Republican Congressman Peter King also had an issue with it, taking to Facebook to say, “Her pro-Black Panther and anti-cop video `Formation’ and her Super Bowl appearance is just one more example of how acceptable it has become to be anti-police.” We have a few objective observations here.The news surfaced on day six of the blockbuster trial of former FBI supervisor Lindley De Vecchio, who faces life in prison for allegedly orchestrating four gangland rubouts by leaking inside information to his own informant, Colombo soldier Gregory “The Grim Reaper” Scarpa.De Vecchio’s lawyers entered into evidence Scarpa’s 600-page informant file, compiled of tips, reports and suggestions received between 19, none more compelling than the note detailing the Giuliani discussions. 17, 1987, sources advised that recent information disclosed that approximately a year ago all five NY LCN [La Cosa Nostra] families discussed the idea of killing USA [United States Attorney] Rudy Giuliani and John Gotti and Carmine Persico were in favor of the hit,” the Scarpa memo reads.National Public Radio's Margot Adler called Pursuit of Darkness "a gripping page-turner ... There are games beyond games in this book—real insights into the political machinations of Washington and the clueless nature of even the best media." Ailes eventually made his way back to television, this time focusing on cable news.In 1993, he became president of CNBC and later created the "America's Talking" channel, which would eventually become MSNBC.