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Greta Van Susteren host of ‘For the Record’ is out at MSNBC

She announced the news in a five-word tweet Thursday evening.Less than half a year after coming back on air after leaving Fox News, Greta Van Susteren is parting ways with MSNBC. Van Susteren’s husband, however, told CNN that MSNBC fired his wife. “The network is the right destination for the smart news and analysis I hope to deliver every day, and I look forward to joining the talented journalists and analysts I respect there”.A 25-year cable news veteran, Van Susteren joined MSNBC after hosting “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren” at Fox News for 14 years.See more in the video below.Vanity Fair has an exclusive on some of the chatter going on behind the scenes, but the gist is that MSNBC’s ratings were up, but Greta wasn’t managing to keep up with the crowd. As a result, she will be permanently replaced in the 6 p.m. slot by Ari Melber, MSNBC’s chief legal correspondent. Indeed, the New York Times recently reported that her show consistently landed in third place for the timeslot.One week ago NCRM blasted NBC News and MSNBC Chair Andy Lack for hiring Van Susteren, and flooding the network with right wing ultra-partisan hacks like Megyn Kelly. “We are grateful to her and wish her the best”.