ABC, NBC Punt on Jill Stein’s Recount Failures in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin

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<p><em>See more in the <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/curtis-houck/2016/12/12/abc-nbc-pun…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the NewsBusters blog.</em></p>

<p>On Monday, ABC&rsquo;s <em>World NewsTonight</em> and<em> NBC Nightly News</em> saw no reason to keep their viewers abreast of two embarrassing failures in Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein&rsquo;s recount efforts to alter the presidential election results as the recount ended in Wisconsin while a judge blocked it in Pennsylvania.&nbsp;</p>

<p>With ABC and NBC missing in action, the <em>CBS Evening News</em> covered the recount news, but barely as anchor Scott Pelley only mustered a 25-second news brief at the conclusion of the newscast&rsquo;s political coverage that failed to even mention Stein as the major driving force of the recounts.</p>

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