MSNBC Host Spreads Trump Conspiracy NBC is Unable to Confirm

  • 2019-08-28
  • Source: TTN
  • by: TTN Staff
 
MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell reported on a story involving President Trump's ties to Russia. There is only one problem. MSNBC or O'Donnell are unable to confirm the report.

According to The Washington Free Beacon:

MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell issued an on-air clarification Tuesday after making shocking claims about President Donald Trump's ties to Russian oligarchs that had not been vetted by NBC News.

In response to a Democrat-controlled House committee subpoena, Deutsche Bank revealed Tuesday that it was in possession of tax returns "related to" Trump or his immediate family. While the partially redacted filings did not specify whose tax returns the bank possessed, O'Donnell opened The Last Word by claiming they were President Trump's, based on "what one source close to Deutsche Bank has revealed to me."
 


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"The source says that Deutsche Bank is in possession of loan documents that show Donald Trump has obtained loans with co-signers, and that he would not have been able to obtain those loans without co-signers," O'Donnell said. "The source close to Deutsche Bank says that the co-signers of Donald Trump's Deutsche Bank loans are Russian billionaires close to Vladimir Putin."

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Later in the segment:

"Now, I want to stress, that's a single source. This has not been confirmed by NBC News, I have not seen any documentation from Deutsche Bank that supports this and verifies this," he said. "This is just a single source who has revealed that to me."

So, O'Donnell nor his source have seen the relevant documents that this bombshell was based on. Disgraceful.

 Source: TTN

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