Colossal Fake News: NBC Issues Correction on Cohen Wiretapping Report

NBC News had claimed that federal investigators had a “wiretap” on the phones belonging to President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen and that “at least one phone call between a phone line associated with Cohen and the White House was intercepted.”

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NBC News was forced to issue a retraction to their story, writing:

Earlier today, NBC News reported that there was a wiretap on the phones of Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime personal attorney, citing two separate sources with knowledge of the legal proceedings involving Cohen.

But three senior U.S. officials now dispute that, saying that the monitoring of Cohen’s phones was limited to a log of calls, known as a pen register, not a wiretap where investigators can actually listen to calls.

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To make matters even more embarrassing for NBC News, the network tried to downplay its colossal screw-up by calling their retraction an “editor’s note.” (Read more from “Colossal Fake News: Nbc Issues Correction on Cohen Wiretapping Report” HERE)

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