Members of the corrupt corporate media are smearing the inspector general of the U.S. Department of the Interior after his most recent report debunked their bogus narrative that former President Donald Trump ordered law enforcement to clear protesters so he could pose for a photo during last year’s summer of rage.
News broke this week that an investigation by the inspector general indicated U.S. Park Police did not clear Lafayette Park early last June to accommodate Trump. The report completely shattered the corporate media and Democrats’ prolific but false theory that Trump directed law enforcement officers to forcefully expel peaceful protesters away from the area so he could pose for a photo in front of St. John’s Church.
A look back at how cable news went all in on the debunked narrative that President Trump gassed peaceful protesters for a “photo op.” pic.twitter.com/4pS4aQ8hpc
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) June 9, 2021
He’s using the American military against the American people.
He tear-gassed peaceful protesters and fired rubber bullets.
For a photo.
For our children, for the very soul of our country, we must defeat him. But I mean it when I say this: we can only do it together. https://t.co/G1yE67q9Nz
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) June 2, 2020
Even though the report and Inspector General Mark Greenblatt indicate that “the [U.S. Park Police] cleared the park to allow a contractor to safely install antiscale fencing in response to the destruction of federal property and injury to officers that occurred on May 30 and May 31,” some reporters and anchors couldn’t let go of the lies they held onto for more than a year.
MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough used his TV time on Thursday morning to claim that “the headlines from some of our friends and the panting and heavy breathing after this report came out is laughable” and that “the IG himself said this report is not dispositive.”
“If it makes you feel better seizing onto a report that doesn’t cover the entire event and completely ignoring what [Bill Barr] said, you go with that,” Scarborough said. “But that’s awfully thin gruel,
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