Dem Rep: Best Way to Oppose Fake News is By Watching MSNBC

By NTK Staff | 03.16.2017 @12:47pm

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) said that the only way Americans can combat “fake news” is by watching MSNBC, where “real news is reported all the time.” MSNBC’s Ali Velshi asked Lieu about a House resolution that Lieu cosponsored that opposes fake news and alternative facts, and how Lieu thinks that will work. “The best way […]

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) said that the only way Americans can combat “fake news” is by watching MSNBC, where “real news is reported all the time.”

MSNBC’s Ali Velshi asked Lieu about a House resolution that Lieu cosponsored that opposes fake news and alternative facts, and how Lieu thinks that will work.

“The best way to oppose fake news is for people to watch outlets like MSNBC, where you report real news all the time,” Lieu told Velshi.

Lieu’s claim about MSNBC reporting “real news all the time,” is dubious. MSNBC has fallen for fake news reports regarding President Trump and his administration in recent weeks.

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