Washington Post forced to correct story on Trump

In one of the worst cases of journalistic malpractice in several years, the Washington Post has been forced to print a correction to its’ story misquoting former President Trump in his call with Georgia’s top elections investigator, Frances Watson. The Post initially reported Trump had told Watson, an official working in Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s office, to “find the fraud” in the state, which he lost narrowly to Joe Biden, and that she would be a “national hero” if she did. (This article was released just prior to the Georgia Senate run-offs and was later quoted in the impeachment documents.) However, a recording discovered in response to a freedom of information request revealed that the anonymous source had grossly misquoted the President. (The recording was recently discovered in a laptop “trash” folder.)

This is a MAJOR exposure of the CORRUPTION and LYING SPIRIT in the media.

At a time when the public’s trust in traditional media has hit an all-time low, revelations like this confirm our mistrust is warranted. This kind of mistake is beyond serious. There is zero accountability in major corporate media anymore, yet they continually insist they’re the ones holding the line on the truth. It is incredulous that media outlets can publish bombshell stories that permanently alter the political landscape, get them totally wrong, then issue a quiet “my bad” correction and move on like nothing happened.

Our current news media have become the modern-day false prophets of Baal; full of deceit and outright lies. But do not lose heart. Corruption is being exposed. Our prayers are being answered. We must stand in faith and decree God’s justice over our nation. God is exposing this corruption and silencing the mouths of the false prophets.

God is not finished with America and His plans will not fail.

The actual Washington Post correction is provided here:

Correction: Two months after publication of this story, the Georgia secretary of state released an audio recording of President Donald Trump’s December phone call with the state’s top elections investigator. The recording revealed that The Post misquoted Trump’s comments on the call, based on information provided by a source. Trump did not tell the investigator to “find the fraud” or say she would be “a national hero” if she did so. Instead, Trump urged the investigator to scrutinize ballots in Fulton County, Ga., asserting she would find “dishonesty” there. He also told her that she had “the most important job in the country right now.” A story about the recording can be found here. The headline and text of this story have been corrected to remove quotes misattributed to Trump.

Washington Post Correction

CNN also reported on the call citing an unnamed source and has not yet corrected its story, which charged Trump with saying “national hero” and “find the fraud” in its opening paragraph. Numerous other US media outlets including ABC News, NBC News and USA Today all subsequently claimed that they had “confirmed” The Washington Post’s reporting.

Original article with the correction included: https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/7a55c7fa-51cf-11eb…

Audio of call:https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/d269423f-fa41-40ae…

Additional info:https://www.cnn.com/…/trump-phone-call…/index.html


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