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NYT Retracts Story First Published on
Jan. 8 That Capitol Hill Police Officer
Was Killed by a Fire Extinguisher Thrown
by Protesters

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Posted By: Dreadnought, 2/14/2021 10:44:16 PM

Wow, what coincidental timing. The story claiming that a police officer was murdered by Trump supporters during the Capitol Hill protest on January 6 is, for all practical purposes, retracted by the NYT the day after Pres. Trump is acquitted on the impeachment charge of having instigated those protests — which were declared by Democrats and the media an “insurrection” against the government. If you search for the original NYT story today, you find the following “Note” now at the top: UPDATE: New information has emerged regarding the death of the Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick that questions the initial cause of his death provided by officials close to the Capitol Police.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Son of Grady 2/14/2021 10:54:40 PM (No. 696364)
What more proof of treason by NYT and the party of Pelosi. Wonder what the GOP Turncoat 7 think of their vote now.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan 2/14/2021 11:16:56 PM (No. 696384)
So the protestors killed exactly nobody. The others were natural causes, and Ashli Babbit was murdered by someone insde the house chamber. This was known almost from the start , but the demmedia needed to try to polish Trump off forever. Shameless. How was this worse than the BLM and antifa riots that took place all summer, and are still happening?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird 2/14/2021 11:36:51 PM (No. 696401)
January 8, 2021 - 6:26AM “US Capitol Police officer on life support dies after suffering stroke following riots, union chair says The officer on life support has now died from the stroke he suffered after Wednesday's riots, said US Capitol Police in a statement.”
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Reply 4 - Posted by: justavoter 2/14/2021 11:41:28 PM (No. 696406)
Well, his ashes got a nice send off in the Capitol Rotunda out of it.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: EQKimball 2/14/2021 11:58:45 PM (No. 696422)
Members of the left wing press may be partisan, but thy make up tor it by being lazy.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 2/15/2021 12:26:37 AM (No. 696445)
Forced to retract one of their thousands of lies.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DCGIRL 2/15/2021 4:56:48 AM (No. 696552)
The Jan 6th riot was an inside job. BLM and Antifa were working with the democrats.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 2/15/2021 5:57:17 AM (No. 696567)
It is interesting how a death from stroke or heart attack during a protest is blamed on the protestors, but a death during a vaccine observation period is just a normal death...nothing to see here!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: udanja99 2/15/2021 7:28:02 AM (No. 696626)
Ah, now that President Trump has been acquitted a smidgen of the truth begins to trickle out.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Bur Oak 2/15/2021 8:14:51 AM (No. 696680)
NYT's one of many propagandists for the Democrats and Deep State. Typically of the propagandists, print any story for the "cause" no matter how dubious and retract later as necessary.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 2/15/2021 8:48:32 AM (No. 696725)
Coming soon above a NY Slimes headline - - - - - "New information has emerged regarding the death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd that questions the initial cause of his death provided by officials close to the Minneapolis mayor." Yup - - I'm going to hold my breath until that "correction" comes out - - starting - - - - - - now!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: msjena 2/15/2021 8:58:56 AM (No. 696740)
I saw a video somewhere of a protester throwing a fire extinguisher towards the police and possibly hitting one. Brian Sicknick was not among those police. I think someone says, I saw a police officer hit on the head with a fire extinguisher and it morphs into the cop who died and our ethical journalists report the false statement as fact because it fits the narrative.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: SkeezerMcGee 2/15/2021 8:59:00 AM (No. 696741)
These days what the media fails to publish is AT LEAST as important as what is published. The lack of published details regarding the alleged cause of three of the five deaths at the Capital building is telling. I believe that three (of five) persons died at the Capital building from natural causes as much as I believe John F. Kennedy was assassinated by only Lee Harvey Oswald, that singer Mamma Cass Elliot (of the Mammas and Pappas) died in a London hotel from choking on a sandwich, and that Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide (with Attorney General Barr so readily accepting that flimsy explanation). I believe the true causes of the deaths of the these three individuals is very purposely being covered up. This silence is deafening.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Strike3 2/15/2021 9:00:00 AM (No. 696742)
What about the other six hundred lies they have published since then?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Red Ghost 2/15/2021 9:29:06 AM (No. 696774)
At this point, does anything the New York Times write matter? The corruption at the Times has been coming over the years. Their false reporting was one of the things that made me change from Democrat to Republican and that was in 1994. I cannot wait for the day the wokesters will turn on the Times. As the NY Post's Michael Goodwin has been reporting, family members of the NY Times were not only slave owners, they were slave traders just like the guy Yale is named for. So boys and girls of the woke generation, where are you? Where are your cancel calls for the Times and Yale? Time to tear down those racist walls kids, metaphorically speaking of course.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Mike6 2/15/2021 10:10:49 AM (No. 696826)
The NYT lied about a Congress Police officer was murdered by patriots with a fire extinguisher. He died in his office from a stoke. However, they never mentioned that their ENTIFA and BLM goons burned and looted stores and police stations all last year. They never said a word that ANTIFA murdered 25 people and injured 2010 policemen in 2020. The Biden, Obama Media is disgusting! Trump won the 2020 election. It was stolen from him thru fraud and fake ballots. He should have never conceded. Trump should fight for America until the cows come home.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Zigrid 2/15/2021 10:25:53 AM (No. 696844)
The turncoat seven republicans knew all along that this was not an insurrection and the impeachment was a publicity stunt by nervous nancy and chuckie schummer...WE must remember that Washington DC is a boiling cauldron of rumor and gossip.... nothing happens in DC that everyone doesn't know about... just as they knew the steel dossier was a phony... they knew impeachment #1 was a fake... they knew impeachment #2 was a fake... DC wanted a kabuki drama... staged and directed by hollyweird's tom hanks and his cronies...
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Zigrid 2/15/2021 10:36:29 AM (No. 696856)
The NYT's main purpose was to discredit President Trump and his MAGA movement by lying and manufacturing headlines... AS for me and my house... WE follow President Trump and his love of country... ironic that the officer who died was a staunch President Trump supporter as I suspect are most police officers and makes me wonder...what are they doing in DC???....are they busy throwing cocktail parties and congratulating themselves for having stolen an election...their rallying call is ...NOBLESSE OBLIGE...power is for the powerful... not mere pheasants...
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Reply 19 - Posted by: felixcat 2/15/2021 10:47:58 AM (No. 696873)
I generally agree with most everything Chris Plante says but today he was commenting on this retraction and got a bit overwrought with the "tragic and horrible death" of USCP Officer Sicknick. The man had a stroke and died, It could have happened that same day without the melee, but holding him up as some kind of Audie Murphy is just ridiculous.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 2/15/2021 11:43:34 AM (No. 696931)
Surprised that the NYT is retracting the story at all. So in the end, one person was killed at the staged insurrection. Probably by a Congress critter or some staffer that also plays the role of personal security to some Congress critter that did not 'get the message'. Its no coincidence that Pelosi doesn't want any armed people in Congress.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: PrayerWarrior 2/15/2021 1:27:30 PM (No. 697028)
Thank you #18. You expressed our thoughts exactly!
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Reply 22 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 2/15/2021 6:00:26 PM (No. 697260)
Anonymous sources have confirmed that The NY Times is a collection of commie propaganda, lies, narrative, left-wing extremism....AND bull-schiff!!!! Burn tha motha down!
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