MSNBC Cuts Into Donald Trump’s Premature Victory Speech To Fact-Check His Lies
Written by Huffingtonpost on November 4, 2020
MSNBC’s Brian Williams interrupted the community’s broadcast of Donald Trump’s speech from the White Home within the early hours of Wednesday morning to level out that the president’s claims about already profitable the 2020 election whereas hundreds of thousands of votes remained uncounted had been “not primarily based within the info in any respect.”
Trump instructed supporters on the White Home — lots of whom weren’t carrying masks and sat intently facet by facet — that he’d received a number of states nonetheless to be declared, calling it a “fraud on the American public.”
“We had been on the brink of win this election. Frankly, we did win this election,” Trump claimed, including: “We would like all voting to cease. We don’t need them to seek out any ballots at Four o’clock within the morning and add them to the checklist. It’s a really unhappy second. We’ll win this, and so far as I’m involved we have already got received.”
Williams lower into Trump’s tackle for a swift fact-check of the president.
“We’re reluctant to step in however duty-bound to level out when he says, ‘We did win this election, we’ve already received,’ that isn’t primarily based within the info in any respect,” Williams mentioned.
Minutes later, Williams’s MSNBC colleague Pleasure Reid highlighted that Trump’s feedback had been merely “leisure” and “don’t have any authorized which means.”
“The election ends when all of the votes are counted,” she mentioned.
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow expressed her shock on the tackle, describing it as “a marketing campaign occasion within the White Home.”
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CBS Information, in the meantime, ran a chyron that mentioned: “CBS Information will not be projecting a winner within the presidential race.”
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