"We have an extraordinary team of journalists helming our coverage tonight and we are extremely proud of their work", the statement read.
As Hannity took the stage, he hugged the president and pointed to the reporters in the back, saying, "By the way, all those people in the back are fake news".
"By the way, all those people in the back are fake news", Hannity told the audience.
After Hannity spoke, Jeanine Pirro, another Fox News personality, joined the president on stage.
The rally was held at the Show Me Center on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University.
Sean Hannity is not going on the stage.
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Who knew that would look like the good old days with Fox News giving at least lip service in 2010 to the standard that a news channel should not abandon all notion of balance to become the propaganda arm of a political movement?
Resigned to losing his party's grip on the House, President Donald Trump congratulated the House Democratic leader on Tuesday night and chose to celebrate "tremendous success" for Republicans in maintaining the Senate. "This is a problem". He took to Twitter the morning after the split election outcome for the GOP to put Democrats on notice about their threats to investigate him and the administration.
Hannity has been rebuked by Fox in the past.
Hannity appeared on the podium with the president and delivered brief remarks.
Their appearances caused CNN to question Fox's credibility. And the one thing that has made and defined your presidency more than anything else: "Promises made, promises kept", Hannity continued. He explained that he was hosting his show live from the event and would interview Trump.
Trump, who had spent months demonizing Democrats as lawless "mobs" and telling his rally crowds that their ascendancy would tank the economy and plunge the nation into crime-ridden chaos, said Wednesday it was time for bipartisan co-operation. Network executives said at the time that the decision was made after learning that event organizers were raising money by promoting the fact that Hannity would be there. It announced on Sunday that Hannity was to be a guest, along with radio commentator Rush Limbaugh and singer Lee Greenwood.
While Fox News had no immediate comment on Hannity campaigning with Trump at Monday night's rally, the network had previously spoken out when Hannity appeared in a 2016 Trump ad.