Rep. Nancy Mays tried to claim that everyone knew where Trump’s stolen classified documents were, but Chuck Todd stopped her and offered the facts.
Chuck Todd interrupts Nancy Mays as she spreads misinformation, paints Biden’s handling of classified material as worse than Trump pic.twitter.com/wQMK8YIvrE
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Metz said, “There is very little information about Biden. These documents were hidden for five years. We have very little information. And with the former president, everyone knows that these documents exist. They know where they are, where they are. “
Todd stopped her and said, “Let me interrupt you first. They don’t know where they are. They’re ignoring the subpoena. They don’t know.”
Metz always replied weakly, “Yes, well,” before she tried to explain that in some cases, the Justice Department knows where the files are but may not have access to them.
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Chuck Todd takes a lot of criticism for granted, but in this case, he did what he was supposed to do.
Mays (R-SC) is lying. She was spreading disinformation and Chuck Todd stopped her, corrected her, and got her to change her story.
The media sticks to the facts so people will understand The difference between Biden and Trump in handling classified information.
The distinction between the two is crucial because Biden complied with the law when he discovered the documents, while Trump did not.
At a time when America is struggling to preserve law, order, and democracy, following the law matters.
Chuck Todd deserves credit for not allowing House Republicans to lie and confuse differences.
correct: An earlier version of this story incorrectly referred to Rep. Mace as Rep. Pace.
Jason is the managing editor. He is also a congressional correspondent for the White House Press Fellowship and PoliticusUSA. Jason has a BA in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, specializing in social reform movements.
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