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Jesse Watters Defends Trump From Media Criticism: What About Benghazi?

On Fox’s The Five tonight, Jesse Watters said the media’s acting rather hypocritical on President Trump‘s statements on the violence in Charlottesville.

He said Trump couldn’t have won with the media no matter what he did, saying of the first statement, “Just because he didn’t name names doesn’t make him a racist, it just opened up the door for people to unfairly smear him as a racist.”

He went on to say this about the hypocrisy of the liberal media:

“There’s a lot of hypocrisy going on here. Hillary Clinton waited two weeks after Benghazi to call that terrorism. If Trump had blamed Charlottesville on a video, maybe he would have gotten a free pass. President Obama waited four days during Ferguson while that city burned, and he was in Martha’s Vineyard.”

“It’s hard to be lectured about word games from the left,” he added, given the media coverage of Trump’s predecessor.

Watch above, via Fox News.

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