CBS, NBC Shut Down Pence When He Calls Out Media Bias


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<p>During back-to-back hostile interviews on <em>CBS This Morning</em> and NBC&rsquo;s <em>Today</em> on Friday, Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence attempted to force the networks to actually cover the controversy swirling around the Wikileaks release of thousands of Clinton campaign e-mails. However, every time he raised the topic, the morning show hosts promptly cut him off.</p>

<p>While being grilled about sexual assault allegations against Donald Trump during the appearance on This Morning, Pence pointed out the glaring media double standard in coverage of campaign controversies: <strong>&ldquo;Donald Trump made it very clear yesterday, he has categorically denied these allegations and these kind of unsubstantiated claims being given so much focus in the media at the time we have hard evidence flowing out of the Clinton Foundation.&rdquo;</strong></p>

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