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Right-Wing Reporters Spread False Claim That A WH Reporter Called McEnany A ‘Lying Bitch’

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Right-Wing Reporters Spread False Claim That A WH Reporter Called McEnany A ‘Lying Bitch’




The right-wing’s echo chamber was up in arms on Tuesday after several conservative journalists and pundits shared a clip from Kayleigh McEnany’s latest briefing and falsely claimed that a reporter might have called the White House press secretary a “lying bitch.”

Al Jazeera’s Kimberly Halkett pressed McEnany on Tuesday with multiple questions about maintaining the integrity of America’s elections.



When Halkett tried to follow-up by asking about vaccine research, McEnany scolded her for asking too many questions and moved on to another reporter.

“OK, you don’t want to engage,” Halkett said.

Right-wing media turned that phrase into Halkett somehow calling McEnany a “lying b*tch.”




The false claim was immediately debunked by the White House’s official transcript of the briefing.

The false claim was also quickly knocked down by Halkett herself:





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