Outside Fox News, the anchors have flatly denied the president’s claims. On Thursday morning, CNN’s Alisyn Camerota read a series of Twitter posts in which Mr Trump said “we hereby claim the State of Michigan if, in fact, a large number of votes are Secret dumping as has been widely reported! “
“Reality check,” said Ms. Camerota. “There is no evidence of any secret ballot dumped there or elsewhere.”
On Wednesday night on CNN, White House correspondent Jim Acosta said some Republicans were criticizing Mr. Trump’s legal attacks “as a habit of chasing an ambulance”;. Previously, Michael Smerconish, a radio presenter and CNN contributor, said: “You can’t make unfounded allegations and you can’t talk about votes that really haven’t counted. is fundamentally unfair. ”
On MSNBC, a network popular with free viewers, host Nicolle Wallace said on Wednesday the channel will not “amplify” the president’s tweets claiming fraud by showing them on television. .
“Donald Trump is also tweeting misinformation about the fraud allegations – so blatant lies that they are almost undetectable between the warnings and flags that the social media companies have issued and the impulse. around them, ”said Mrs. Wallace.
MSNBC host Brian Williams said, “There is no evidence that this is anything but legal voting in states that allow them to be legally voted.”
Not all of the news seeks to uncover false claims about voter fraud. After Election Day, conservative cable network One America News posted two videos, viewed more than 500,000 times together, proclaiming Trump’s pre-victory and making unfounded accusations that Democrats were voting. Republican party.
YouTube has removed ads from both videos and tagged them with warning notes. Ivy Choi, a YouTube spokesperson, says the videos are omitted because while they contain “clearly false” information, they do not violate platform guidelines, prohibit misleading or discouraging content. encourage viewers to vote.