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Jim Jordan Calls CNN ‘Fake News’ For Literally Doing Reporting on Allegations He Ignored Sexual Abuse

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) has had enough of people saying he’s been lying about what he knew of sexual abuse at Ohio State.

Jordan told MSNBC Wednesday that he is “telling the truth” about not hearing any locker room talk about student athletes being abused under his watch at the university.

“Look, I stood up to the Speaker of the House from my home state, stood up to the IRS, stood up to the FBI,” Jordan said. “To think that I would not stand up for my athletes is ridiculous.”

Meanwhile, several victims have said that Jordan did know about the abuse, and the media is digging further into these allegations to determine their veracity.

In response to this, the congressman went on the offensive – particularly against CNN, which is apparently doing a deep dive into Jordan’s past via his staffers:

Many on Twitter were not impressed by Jordan literally repeating the definition of investigative journalism and calling it “#fakenews”:

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