A BBC reporter claimed yesterday that President Trump “chose not to hear” a speech made by Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni at the G7 summit yesterday.
James Landale posted a video that shows the other world leaders attending the event with black headphones on, and what appears to be Donald Trump without any headphones on.
— James Landale (@BBCJLandale) May 27, 2017
The video leaves out one important detail, from The Gateway Pundit:
Photos of Trump with ear piece in his right ear:
Of course this video went viral and caught the attention of the Trump-hating fake news media so they piled on. Every media outlet makes mistakes and makes corrections accordingly, however; these type of attacks on President Trump are done with malicious intentions. Shame on the media. This is why the media is hated, they have zero integrity.
Despite the obvious error, other journalists picked up on the story without checking the facts for themselves.
Sam Stein of fake news HuffPo tweeted out, ‘Trump obviously speaks fluent Italian so there is no need for headphones for translation’:
UK’s The Mirror ran a story titled “Donald Trump ‘caught pretending to listen’ at G7 summit – after crucial mistake ‘gives him away’” –all because of the BBC’s reporters false tweet.
Andrea Catherwood of BBC radio disrespected President Trump:
Press Secretary Sean Spicer politely cleared up the issue via twitter:
— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) May 27, 2017