(ReclaimingAmerica.net) – Not that the mainstream media’s shameless lies are any surprise, but they have now outdone themselves as many news outlets falsely claimed Israel had blown up a Palestinian hospital – and then an MSNBC host tried to delude two US congressmen about it.
You can watch a video of what happened further down this post.
MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell faced criticism from two congressmen who questioned American media’s coverage of a recent hospital explosion in the Gaza Strip, The Daily Caller reports.
This small but overcrowded Palestinian Arab territory was recently used by the Hamas terrorist group to attack Israel and massacre over 1,400 civilians.
Several American news outlets reported claims by Hamas that an Israeli airstrike struck the Al Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City, supposedly causing over 500 casualties.
However, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) refuted these claims, stating that the blast resulted from a misfired projectile by Islamic Jihad, a smaller terrorist group allied with Hamas, which was targeting Israel.
Two House Foreign Affairs Committee members, Rep. Jared Moskowitz (D-FL) and Rep. Mike Lawler (R-NY), voiced concerns about media outlets accepting Hamas’s version without adequate scrutiny.
Israeli and US officials have stated that their intelligence, including surveillance footage, supports the IDF’s version of events.
“We saw a disgusting display of anti-Israel, anti-Zionism and antisemitism from the international media around the world,” Moskowitz told the MSNBC anchor.
“They immediately took Hamas’ word for it, Hamas! A terrorist organization who said something and ran with it. It caused riots around the world, it caused the president’s meeting to be canceled. But when Israel said it wasn’t true, they had to show satellite imagery, they had to show trajectory of the bomb, they had to explain the crater size, they had to show all sorts of audio intelligence,” the Democrat elaborated.
Lawler supported Moskowitz’s stance and criticized both media outlets and fellow Congress members for disseminating Hamas’s allegations.
During their discussion, Mitchell interrupted Lawler, stating that NBC and other American media did not simply take Hamas’s word.
“Not most of the American media. We’re talking about media in the Arab world,” Mitchell said.
“CNN did, as well. And I will tell you, it is wrong. It is wrong. We need to — when you are in war, you better make sure you have your facts,” the GOP congressman reacted.
Andrea Mitchell did not like it when Reps. Jared Moskowitz (D) and Mike Lawler (R) went after the media for taking Hamas's word on the hospital, "Congressman, not the NBC media. Not most of American media. You’re talking about—" Lawler informs her that "CNN did" pic.twitter.com/koyreMDttY
— Alex Christy (@alexchristy17) October 19, 2023