ABC News reporter ‘should have been fired!’

The Hill
January 6, 2018

President Trump on Saturday took aim at a reporter who made a mistake in his reporting on over a month ago, sending a fresh tweet decrying the reporter’s ability to do his job.

“Brian Ross, the reporter who made a fraudulent live newscast about me that drove the Stock Market down 350 points (billions of dollars), was suspended for a month but is now back at ABC NEWS in a lower capacity. He is no longer allowed to report on Trump. Should have been fired!” Trump tweeted.

ABC News at the beginning of December was forced to correct a report by Ross saying Trump had directed his former national security adviser Michael Flynn to make contact with Russian officials during the campaign. The corrected report said Trump issued the direction after he’d already been elected.

The report spread quickly before it was corrected, and stocks plunged shortly after it was released on air.

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This article was posted: Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 9:19 am

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