WH: French president’s ‘Islamist terrorism’ comment vanished because of ‘technical glitch’

WH: French president’s ‘Islamist terrorism’ comment vanished because of ‘technical glitch’
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[Ed.– Also, the dog ate Obama’s homework.

A White House official is blaming a “technical issue” for the sudden loss of sound on a White House video in which French President François Hollande said the words “Islamist terrorism.”

Yesterday, a video of Hollande’s remarks was pulled from the White House website, according to a report from the Media Research Center. The video was reloaded on the website with a version that not only muted the French president’s remarks in French but eliminated the English translation as well.

A copy of the White House translation of Hollande’s remarks, however, showed that he referred to “Islamist terrorism.”


“The written transcript that was sent out from the White House and posted online is and has been accurate since it was released,” a White House official replied to Breitbart News when asked for comment.

A second video of his remarks, posted by the Nuclear Security Summit, also included Hollande’s reference to “Islamist terrorism.” But the White House says that their version of the video was faulty.

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