Fox News programmers decided to largely ignore slain Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick lying in state in the Capitol Rotunda.
Sicknick died of head injuries sustained on January 6 while he defended the Capitol from pro-Trump insurrectionists who stormed the building in a violent attempt to overturn the 2020 election.
His remains arrived at the Capitol at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, and President Joe Biden joined Congressional lawmakers and law enforcement officials in paying their respects to Sicknick.
The ceremony was carried live by CNN and MSNBC. Over at Fox, however, the network’s focus on the ceremony was sporadic.
A search for Sicknick on the broadcast monitoring service TVEyes shows that the network has only