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Fox’s Heather Childers Tweets: Did Obama Campaign Threaten To Kill Chelsea Clinton? Fox Responds To Mediaite

On Tuesday, Media Matters noticed that Fox News weekend anchor Heather Childers had sent several Tweets linking to stories from a site called GrandfatherPolitics.com and Examiner.com — most notably the former site’s post on a possible threat to murder Chelsea Clinton:

Did Barack Obama Campaign Threaten Life of Chelsea Clinton to Keep Parents Silent on Obama’s Ineligibility?

President Obama Channels Joseph Stalin and Attacks Supreme Court Justices

Did Barack Obama Campaign Threaten Life of Chelsea Clinton to Keep Parents Silent on Obama’s Ineligibility?

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Facing backlash on Twitter over the Clinton article, Childers later apologized to anyone “offended” by the post, calling the reaction “very interesting:”

FOX News’ Michael Clemente, SVP, News responded:

“The tweets have been addressed with Heather and she understands this was a mistake.”

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