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Lawrence O'Donnell says he made 'an
error in judgment' by reporting unverified
Trump-Russia bombshell

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Posted By: Imright, 8/28/2019 4:14:45 PM

MSNBC prime-time anchor Lawrence O'Donnell issued an apology for running with a single-sourced unverified claim about President Trump and Deutsche Bank."Last night I made an error in judgment by reporting an item about the president’s finances that didn’t go through our rigorous verification and standards process," he tweeted on Wednesday. "I shouldn’t have reported it and I was wrong to discuss it on the air. I will address the issue on my show tonight." (Tweet) On his show the day before, O'Donnell claimed that a source close to the bank was in possession of "documents that Donald Trump obtained loans with co-signers"

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Texpub 8/28/2019 4:30:07 PM (No. 165004)
I hope Lawrence O'Donnell is sanctioned somehow. He has a real anger problem as evidenced by some of his rants. He makes no attempt to act fairly when It comes to PDJT. He has a severe case of Trump Derangement Syndrome. I can't imagine anyone watches that guy.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: cartcart 8/28/2019 4:32:24 PM (No. 165006)
What fresh hell is this? Does he think that the network has "vigorous verification processes" other than broadcasting whatever they think will harm Trump? Laughable. No, pathetic.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Newtsche 8/28/2019 4:38:47 PM (No. 165010)
L O'D made an error in judgment by not crawling under a rock and staying there, he's an awful person. I can watch a second or two of any of his fellow travelers but not him. Zero seconds is my limit.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Talega 8/28/2019 4:41:59 PM (No. 165014)
I'm sure both of your viewers will be relieved that you're still on the air.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: JediJerry 8/28/2019 4:44:45 PM (No. 165015)
Nice try. LOD did it fully knowing it was a lying hit job. This token rot is trash to appease the nutworks public relations gurus. Fake apologies don't work around here. Feed it to the brain dead believers following your parade.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: jinx 8/28/2019 4:48:03 PM (No. 165017)
Sorry, Charlie. You have been lying about Pres. Trump for two years. What makes this any different!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: PlayItAgain 8/28/2019 5:26:54 PM (No. 165046)
Fight back and win! Notice how quickly this turned around. I love it!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Bur Oak 8/28/2019 5:27:14 PM (No. 165047)
Fake news and fake apology from a fake journalist.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: tom7 8/28/2019 5:29:08 PM (No. 165048)
Right. And, he is planning to make another "error in judgement" tonight.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: stablemoney 8/28/2019 5:32:37 PM (No. 165051)
O'Donell is an ignoramus if he thinks that is how things works.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: EQKimball 8/28/2019 5:45:01 PM (No. 165070)
O'Donnell once declared himself a "socialist" on the November 6, 2010, Morning Joe show, stating: "I am not a progressive. I am not a liberal who is so afraid of the word that I had to change my name to 'progressive.' Liberals amuse me. I am a socialist. I lie to the extreme left, the extreme left of you mere liberals". On the August 1, 2011, episode of The Last Word, O'Donnell further explained: "I have been calling myself a socialist ever since I first read the definition of socialism in the first economics class I took in college." And now you know the rest of the story.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: starboard 8/28/2019 5:46:44 PM (No. 165076)
Everything about O'Donnell is repulsive and unprofessional.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Starboard_side 8/28/2019 5:48:42 PM (No. 165080)
What's the old saying, "a lie will travel around the world long before the truth catches up to it"? He tried to excite Rachel Maddow's rabbid viewers with the hope of generating an increase in their ratings, period. I must say, far too many on the LEFT, seem too gullible and will believe anything they are told, or see on the internet. I suspect many have an issue with judgement which would be a real problem on a jury trial knowing they can't set aside their biases and render a proper verdict.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: anniebc 8/28/2019 6:04:32 PM (No. 165108)
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Reply 15 - Posted by: DVC 8/28/2019 6:11:00 PM (No. 165114)
Nailed on the latest Fake News. Let's hope that this rapid reversal and admission of error becomes more common when these fools put out their Fake News.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Omen55 8/28/2019 6:20:53 PM (No. 165128)
It's false,but true.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: john56 8/28/2019 6:25:00 PM (No. 165135)
Who knew the NBC/MSNBC had a " rigorous verification and standards process. "?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: chance_232 8/28/2019 6:29:13 PM (No. 165141)
He's only apologizing because Deutsche Bank can afford top notch lawyers.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: ZeldaFitzg 8/28/2019 6:58:32 PM (No. 165162)
Am I the only person who is being driven crazy by the video pop-up that always appears on the right side of the page in Lucianne? I can't get it to go away:::: the x jumps around (when there is an X----sometimes there isn't). This is the *** only *** website that presents this problem for me.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: czechlist 8/28/2019 7:07:37 PM (No. 165169)
How many people heard the original accusation v how many will hear the retraction?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: davew 8/28/2019 7:08:14 PM (No. 165170)
The story is not his apology but the fact that he wasn't fired by MSNBC for malpractice. This speaks volumes about the credibility and integrity standards at this politicized propaganda machine masquerading as journalism.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: paral04 8/28/2019 8:18:39 PM (No. 165195)
He needs to be sued big time.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: JHHolliday 8/28/2019 8:30:39 PM (No. 165201)
Same here, #19. If you do manage to get rid of it, it comes right back. I realize ads pay for this “free” site but that pop up is more than annoying and a dishonest way to try to sell something.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: twinkles 8/28/2019 8:51:42 PM (No. 165210)
Article stated the president’s lawyers sent a letter to the network demanding an apology. Hee hee
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Wendybird 8/28/2019 9:00:52 PM (No. 165213)
A rigor mortis verification process.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Hazymac 8/28/2019 9:10:14 PM (No. 165216)
May the sewers of Rangoon back up into Larry's mouth. What scum he is.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Avikingman 8/28/2019 9:53:10 PM (No. 165235)
Where's my hammer?!
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Reply 28 - Posted by: DaBigGuy 8/28/2019 11:54:58 PM (No. 165278)
"rigorous verification and standards process"? Like with white Hispanic George Zimmerman?
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