“The AP’s top newsman said he was shocked and horrified by an airstrike that caused no casualties,” said Sen. Cotton in a Senate floor speech today. “He also disclaimed any knowledge of Hamas’s presence in the building despite actively checking. And the other journalists and their advocacy organizations mounted up on their moral high horses against Israel.”
“But the AP story just didn’t add up,” said Cotton. “So I asked a few basic questions right here, yesterday afternoon – namely, why was the Associated Press sharing a building with Hamas, in the first place? Did it normally allow its journalists to be used as human shields by a U.S.-designated terrorist organization?”
He continued, “Did the AP pull its punches and decline to report for years about Hamas’s misdeeds? One would think these are simple and reasonable questions. But I directed them to a media organization.” — Source: Read More
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