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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2015 file photo, Roger Ailes attends a special screening of "Kingsman: The Secret Service" in New York. A lawyer for Ailes is denying that the Fox News Channel chief executive sexually harassed network star Megyn Kelly. A statement on Tuesday came amidst a swirl of contradictory reports that Ailes had been ousted as head of the influential network. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

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In this Feb. 9, 2015, file photo, Roger Ailes attends a special screening of "Kingsman: The Secret Service" in New York. Fox News chief Ailes is seeking to move former anchor Gretchen Carlson's harassment case against him from a New Jersey court to a closed arbitration panel in New York. Ailes, in court papers filed Friday, July 15, 2016, said New Jersey made no sense as a jurisdiction. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

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Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes was among those awarded Bradley Prizes from the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation on Wednesday in the District. (Associated Press)

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Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes has been named the most influential person in political news by Mediaite.com (Associated Press)

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Fox News Channel chief Roger Ailes shrugs off the idea that, at age 71, he may have mellowed. "When there is an occasion, I will do what I have to do, and I will win. Is that mellowing? I tend to see it more as picking my battles a little better than I used to." (Associated Press)

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Fox News founder Roger Ailes raised eyebrows when he said he hired Sarah Palin as a contributor because, "She was hot and got good ratings." (Associated Press)

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Roger Ailes, here in 1971, was a Republican media strategist, TV producer and then head of CNBC until 1996, the year he resigned to create the upstart Fox News Channel. (Associated Press)

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Fox News Channel chief Roger Ailes shrugs off the idea that, at age 71, he may have mellowed. "When there is an occasion, I will do what I have to do, and I will win. Is that mellowing? I tend to see it more as picking my battles a little better than I used to." (Associated Press)

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A New York magazine claims New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Roger Ailes "have a relationship" and dined together. (New Jersey Governor's Office)

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FILE- In this file photo from Tuesday Jan. 30, 1996, Rupert Murdoch, right, Chairman and CEO of The News Corporation Limited, listens as Roger Ailes speaks during a New York news conference after he was named chairman and CEO of News Corp. Ailes told a former publishing executive to lie to federal investigators who vetted now-disgraced ex-New York police commissioner Bernard Kerik for a Cabinet post in 2004, according to court documents cited in a news report Friday, Feb. 25, 2011. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)