New York Times edits story alleging quid pro quo between Trump and NRA

New York Times edits story alleging quid pro quo between Trump and NRA

[Ed. – The Times is going for a world record for fake news reporting.]

The New York Times edited a portion of a Friday report that had previously alleged a quid pro quo arrangement between President Donald Trump and NRA chief executive Wayne LaPierre.

The original version of the story read:

But in return for the support, Mr. LaPierre asked that the White House “stop the games” over gun control legislation, people familiar with the meeting said.

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That framing was also carried over into the pull quote from a tweet from NYT White House correspondent Maggie Haberman. …

Here’s the updated version:

During the meeting, Mr. LaPierre asked that the White House “stop the games” over gun control legislation, people familiar with the meeting said.

Further, the Times seems to have added this part, referring to an NRA statement, after the previous sentence. …

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