WIKILEAKS: Jake Tapper Rips Into Podesta, ThinkProgress Over ‘Untrue’ Reporting
Then-ABC News correspondent Jake Tapper laid into Hillary Clinton aide John Podesta and a writer for the liberal blog ThinkProgress for “printing something so untrue,” according to emails released by WikiLeaks.
“This is inaccurate and you should be ashamed to have written it after I told you what happened,” Tapper wrote in response to a 2009 story by ThinkProgress writer Faiz Shakir.
Shakir’s article accused Tapper of conspiring with “right-wing hate media” to report the White House intimidated a group of hedge funds into going along with its plan to bailout the auto industry. Shakir argued that since conservative talk show host Mark Levin and Tapper worked for ABC News, there must be some sort of conspiracy. – READ MORE