Ripped From The Headlines: Three Pinnocchios For Lyin’ Claire’s “Twitter Flap”
Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) is in hot water this afternoon. Earlier today, McCaskill claimed that she’s never met with the Russian Ambassador. When photographic evidence appeared that McCaskill was not being truthful, she suffered a tremendous amount of negative coverage.
“Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) on Thursday drew jeers from Republicans after claiming she had never met with the Russian ambassador while calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign — despite evidence of two prior encounters with the controversial envoy.”
See below for all the coverage McCaskill’s mistake is garnering:
Washington Post: Sen. McCaskill’s misfired tweet on contacts with Russian ambassador
Politico: McCaskill defends meeting Russian envoy amid Twitter flap
USA Today: Claire McCaskill accused of lying in attack on Jeff Sessions
CNN: McCaskill tweets mixed messages on meetings with Russian ambassador
Huffington Post: Claire McCaskill Criticizes Jeff Sessions For Meeting With Russian Ambassador, But She Did Too
Weekly Standard: McCaskill: ‘No Contradiction’ Over Russia Meeting Tweets
The Federalist: Did Sen. McCaskill Just Blatantly Lie About Meeting With Russia’s Ambassador?
Mediaite: Claire McCaskill Claims She’d Never Meet With Russian Ambassador, But Tweets Prove She Has
New York Daily News: Sessions-bashing Claire McCaskill claims she never spoke to Russian ambassador, but her own tweets say otherwise
KMOX: McCaskill: Did She Meet with Russian Ambassador or Not?
Daily Caller: Claire McCaskill Claims She Never Met Russia’s Ambassador, But Her Tweets Suggest Otherwise
Washington Examiner: Tweets suggest McCaskill met with Russian ambassador, despite denials