Self-Own: Hannity Tells NBC News To ‘Read And Learn’ From Story By NBC

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Star Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday told NBC News to “read and learn” from a story that the network reported and published in the first place.

“Hey fake news @CNN and conspiracy tv @NBCNews read and learn,” Hannity tweeted, linking to a story about the Uranium One deal on NBCNews.com.

NBC News reporter Hallie Jackson pointed out the contradiction in Hannity’s advice.

The story Hannity cited, which NBC News published Thursday morning, cited unnamed law enforcement officials who said that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has directed federal prosecutors to seek more information from FBI agents about the closed investigation into a deal allowing Rosatom, Russia’s state nuclear energy agency, to acquire a stake in Canadian mining company Uranium One.

The White House, Republican elected officials and conservative media have argued that former secretary of state Hillary Clinton’s role in the deal merits further scrutiny. Their allegations have come amid increased attention on—and the apparent acceleration of—special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether President Donald Trump’s campaign had any hand in that foreign meddling.

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  1. Avatar for danny danny says:

    What’s going on in his feverish little mind?

  2. Readings is hard. Who knew?

  3. Avatar for johnrm johnrm says:

    Their politicizing the DOJ to run diversion so the base will think less of trump pardoning his family and friends while using HRC as the “real” criminal…

  4. Avatar for pshah pshah says:

    Hannity’s tweets are also official statements…for Mad Libs. Difference being the blanks have kindly been pre-filled by Sean. You merely have to burst out laughing.

  5. Avatar for tena tena says:

    I must say, these Unintended Consequences that had never occurred to me before are really a delight. Apparently Trump is taking the meth-chihuahua down with him.

    I had no idea. And for that matter, he might take the rest of Faux down with him, too.

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