CNN Analyst Defends 'Making Up' Story About GOP Senators Talking Impeachment

NewsBusters | 1/23/2020 | Staff
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It’s hard to keep track of all the fake news, these days. It seems covering for Democrats lying isn’t good enough for CNN anymore; now, their analysts are helping the Democrats’ impeachment effort by fabricating stories themselves. Case in point? Wednesday, CNN analyst Joe Lockhart tweeted an appalling conversation he overheard between two Republican Senators during that day’s impeachment trial, only to admit later that he had made the whole thing up.

Wednesday morning, Lockhart, who was also former President Bill Clinton’s White House Press Secretary and should know better, tweeted out this disparaging conversation he supposedly heard between two GOP Senators:

Tweet - Retweets - Likes - Thursday - Morning

That tweet racked up over 8,000 retweets and 34,000 likes, as of Thursday morning. Journalists like Jennifer Rubin from the Washington Post retweeted it as if it were real. Of course,...
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