Representative Nancy Pace tried to claim that everyone knew where the classified documents stolen by Trump were, but Chuck Todd interrupted her and delivered the facts.
Chuck Todd interrupts Nancy Mays, who pushes misinformation to portray Biden’s handling of classified materials as worse than Trump’s pic.twitter.com/wQMK8YIvrE
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Pace said, “There is very little information about Biden. These documents were kept hidden for five years. We have very little information. But with the former president, everyone knows those documents exist. They knew where they were, where they were.
Todd stopped her and said, “I’ll stop you for a second. They didn’t know where they were. He defied the bye-law. They didn’t know. “
In some cases, Pace always responded with a weak “yeah, fine” before trying to explain that the DOJ knew where the documents were but might not have access to them.
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Chuck Todd can potentially take a lot of criticism, but in this case, he did exactly what he had to do.
Pace (R-SC) was lying. She was pushing false information, and Chuck Todd stopped her, corrected her, and changed her story.
Media sticking to facts is how people understand the difference between Biden and Trump in handling classified information.
The difference between the two men is essential because Biden followed the law when the documents were found, and Trump did not.
Pursuing legal matters, at a time when the United States is fighting to preserve law and order and democracy.
Chuck Todd deserves credit for not allowing House Republicans to lie and muddy the difference.
Jason is the managing editor. He is a member of the White House Press Pool and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticoUSA. Jason holds a Masters in Political Science. Her graduate work focused on public policy with a specialization in social reform movements.
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