Liz Trotta is a Fox News contributor and former New York bureau chief of The Washington Times. On May 25, 2008, Trotta made news after expressing her personal view on Fox News that U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama should be assassinated along with Osama bin Laden. Prior to calling for his assassination she referred to Obama as Osama.
Discussing Hillary Rodham Clinton‘s controversial reference to Robert F. Kennedy’s June 1968 assassination, she stated:
Trotta briefly laughed after her remarks.
She started her career in journalism in 1965 working for the NBC affiliate in New York. She won network recognition by covering the Vietnam War. She has held various publishing positions, taught Journalism at Stern College of Yeshiva University and was employed by NBC and CBS.
Trotta is the author of Fighting for Air: In the Trenches with Television News and is the first woman to cover a war for broadcast news. She has won three Emmy awards and two Overseas Press Club awards and is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Check out the video of her remarks below.