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Confirmed: Scully Admits to Lying About Twitter Hack, Instantly Gets Suspended From C-Span

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Steve Scully apparently interned for Joe Biden a few decades ago. How he was ever named moderator for the second presidential debate (which was cancelled due to Trump’s COVID diagnosis) is simply stunning.

That would be like getting Donald Trump Jr. to moderate the third debate. Not exactly a fair fight for Joe, huh?

You know that whole “I was hacked on Twitter” story Scully announced after a tweet resurfaced of him being critical of POTUS?

Yeah, it was a lie.

From Fox News:

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C-SPAN announced Thursday it had suspended political editor Steve Scully indefinitely after he admitted he lied that his Twitter account was hacked after a message to former Trump aide-turned-adversary Anthony Scaramucci emerged.

Scully, the “Washington Journal” host who was slated to moderate the now-canceled town hall debate between president Trump and Joe Biden, went viral last week after a tweet sent from his account indicated he had reached out to the former White House communications director.

Here’s part of Scully’s apology statement…

For several weeks, I was subjected to relentless criticism on social media and in conservative news outlets regarding my role as moderator for the second presidential debate, including attacks aimed directly at my family. This culminated on Thursday, October 8th when I heard President Trump go on national television twice and falsely attack me by name. Out of frustration, I sent a brief tweet addressed to Anthony Scaramucci. The next morning when I saw that this tweet had created a controversy, I falsely claimed that my Twitter account had been hacked.”

Trump took notice…

An important note…

Here’s the tweet in question…

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Scully said he was hacked years before, too…


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