ABC News Slammed for Flynn Report Correction: ‘Huge Effing Difference’


ABC News’ major report on Michael Flynn and President Trump‘s direction on reaching out to the Russians has been corrected. Hours later. And Twitter is ripping the network over it.

Per multiple reports earlier, Brian Ross‘ report that Flynn is expected to testify Trump directed him to meet with Russians “as a candidate” was followed minutes later by a drop in the stock market.

But as Ross clarified on World News Tonight (video here), it was as President-elect, not as a candidate, and that is kind of a major difference.

ABC News also tweeted out a clarification and deleted its earlier tweet:

Twitter pretty much flipped out over the major correction:

UPDATE –– 9:28 pm ET: A report tonight on the error filed by CNN’s Oliver Darcy says ABC News’ correction came after CNN reached out for comment:

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