Category: Fake News

Newsweek reporter fired after peddling fake news that President Trump golfed on Thanksgiving

Newsweek has fired a reporter who penned a snarky, misleading article suggesting that President Trump spent Thanksgiving ‘tweeting and golfing,’ when he actually flew to Afghanistan for a surprise visit with US troops.

President Trump mocks Newsweek over story on Thanksgiving plans

President Trump mocked Newsweek over its story on his Thanksgiving plans after it posted a story Thursday entitled “How is Trump spending Thanksgiving? Tweeting, golfing and more.”

“I thought Newsweek was out of business?” Trump said with a retweet of his son Donald Trump Jr.’s tweet that placed a screenshot of Newsweek’s story next to photos of the president in Afghanistan where he made a surprise visit U.S. troops on the holiday.

CNN: Trump is a leader of ‘destructive CULT’ using ‘mind control’ on Americans

CNN’s resident lunatic Brian Stelter went above and beyond his regular whackery Sunday, wheeling out a ‘cult expert’ on his “Reliable Sources” show, who claimed that President Trump is a “destructive cult” leader, a la Jim Jones, and that he is using “mind control” to direct supporters.

50 years of failed climate doomsday predictions

Last week, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez casually mentioned that if nothing is done about carbon emissions, Miami would disappear “in a few years” due to climate change.

AOC is hardly alone in making spectacularly stupid predictions about global climate catastrophe. The Competitive Enterprise Institute has compiled a list of the best, the worst, the funniest, and the most banal predictions from climate change hysterics that somehow, someway, never quite managed to come true

ABC News defends Jeffrey Epstein reporting after Project Veritas posts Amy Robach hot mic moment

ABC News is defending its reporting on convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein after right-wing site Project Veritas posted a video in which Amy Robach is caught in a hot mic moment complaining that the network did not go with an interview she landed with one of his accusers.

In the video, Robach says, “I had this interview with Virginia Roberts. We would not put it on the air. First of all, I was told, ‘Who’s Jeffrey Epstein? No one knows who that is. This is a stupid story. Then the palace found out that we had her whole allegations about Prince Andrew and threatened us a million different ways. We were so afraid we wouldn’t be able to interview Kate and Will that we, that also quashed the story.”

ABC News anchor 100% sure Epstein was killed

ABC News anchor Amy Robach, who in a leaked recording revealed that the network sat on the Jeffrey Epstein scandal for 3 years, is a “hundred percent” certain that Epstein was murdered.

Project Veritas today released bombshell footage from an ABC News insider of Robach revealing to her producer on a hot mic that she had the Epstein story years before it came out, but ABC News helped cover it up.

Judge reopens Convington Catholic defamation lawsuit against Washington Post

On Monday evening, a federal judge in Kentucky reopened the $250 million defamation case filed by Covington Catholic student Nicholas Sandmann. The judge had previously dismissed the case in July, but is now allowing the lawsuit to proceed with a narrower focus.

Obama WH photographer spreads conspiracy theory about Baghdadi raid photo

Pete Souza, the official White House photographer during the Obama administration, spread a conspiracy theory Sunday that President Donald Trump was not actually in the Situation Room when U.S. forces conducted a raid against Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.