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AP's Dishonest Trump ‘Fact Check' Gets Slammed by Former Dem

Added 03-26-20 07:45:02pm EST - “The Associated Press tried to refute President Donald Trump's claims that economic downturns can bring with them higher rates of suicide.” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “AP’s Dishonest Trump ‘Fact Check’ Gets Slammed by Former Dem”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Drew Angerer / Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump speaks during a briefing on the coronavirus pandemic in the news briefing room of the White House on March 24, 2020. (Drew Angerer / Getty Images)

Witnessing those outlets get called out by former Democratic staffers, however, is truly a beautiful sight to behold.

Giancarlo Sopo, a former aide to former Democratic Rep. Joe Garcia of Florida, called out The Associated Press for publishing a blatantly dishonest story on Tuesday.

The article was titled “Trump says suicides will increase ‘by the thousands’ if economy stays closed — experts say he’s wrong,” clearly disregarding a mountain of scientific evidence to the contrary.

Trump made these comments while explaining the necessity of weighing the cost of the ongoing pandemic against the potential economic catastrophe that could ensue if the nationwide quarantine continues for months on end.

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