“If you feel like the Fox viewers were getting mis- or dis-information, I was there to make sure that they got it straight,” the CNBC anchor said in the interview with PBS News’ Christiane Amanpour. “There were a lot of others in there who I thought were trying to do the same thing. But I thought that to just abandon it, and to deprive those viewers of … to deny them that, with the thought that they might replace it with opinion instead, seemed a little selfish. So I stuck with it as long as I could.” He added of his former colleagues: “I don’t know how some people sleep at night, because I know that there are a lot of people who have propagated the lies, and have pushed them forward over and over again who are smart enough and educated enough to know better." ALSO: Fox News accused of getting rid of "real journalists" in a "purge" of political editor Chris Stirewalt and 15 digital staffers.