Fox News lied all day about Comey leaking classified info — then spent 10 seconds correcting it
Fox News repeatedly, and breathlessly, reported that former FBI Director James Comey had leaked “top secret information” in his memo about Donald Trump trying to pressure him to drop the investigation of Michael Flynn.
Except it wasn’t true.
How did Fox News fix this egregious day-long error?
With a quick ten-second “whoopsie.”
Fox News conveniently pushed the Comey story to deflect attention from the growing scandal over Donald Trump Jr.’s self-professed collusion in agreeing to meet with a Russian government official to receive incriminating information about Hillary Clinton in an effort to help Trump’s election.
And Donald Trump, who spends his days watching TV (Trump has literally nothing on his schedule for today), dutifully joined in the chorus of misinformation:
Cafedotcom did a great compilation of Fox News’ “reporting.”
— CAFE (@cafedotcom) July 11, 2017
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