CBS Grills Conway Over BuzzFeed's Unsubstantiated Trump Reporting

Matthew Balan | January 11, 2017
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[More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.]

On 11 January 2017, CBS This Morning's anchors hounded Kellyanne Conway over an appendex to a recent intelligence report given to Donald Trump that supposedly highlighted Russia's attempts to compromise the President-Elect, as well BuzzFeed's unsubstantiated document dump related to it. Charlie Rose, Norah O'Donnell, and Gayle King repeatedly tried to get Conway to verify something that Conway was privy to — that Trump read the appendix. The guest blasted BuzzFeed for "really violating basic journalistic standards" by their release. O'Donnell agreed with Conway, but still pressed the Trump aide on the issue.

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