Cable television networks, broadcast networks and Twitter interrupted their broadcasts of President Donald Trump’s speech from the White Home briefing space Thursday; some outlets fact-checked the president’s unverified statements instead of carry them live.
Trump started his remarks by baselessly declaring that Democrats were dedicating “fraud” and attempting to “steal” the election. “If you count the legal votes, I easily win,” the president said, even though the counting of legal votes is still taking place. There are several crucial states, consisting of Pennsylvania, Nevada, and Arizona, which are still tallying votes. Neither the president nor the Democratic candidate, previous Vice President Joe Biden, has enough electoral college votes yet to win. Many of those votes are mail-in tallies, consisting of from active military.
MSNBC, ABC, CBS, CNBC, and NBC cut away from his speech. It’s not the first time networks have decided not to bring Trump’s remarks live; in March, numerous ended their live broadcasts of among the president’s rundowns on the coronavirus, after he contradicted his own health professionals. While there has actually been a good deal of concentrate on how social networks moderate election-related disinformation, ther