Tancredo concedes central premise of his Washington Times op-ed is false, will they correct it?
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In his Washington Times op-ed today former congressman Tom Tancredo claimed (despite the evidence to the contrary) that President Obama had betrayed the Constitution with a statement to Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) that "the administration will not enforce security on our southern border because that would remove Republicans' desire to negotiate a 'comprehensive' immigration bill." Tancredo decided that this false allegation was grounds for impeachment.
Appearing on Fox's America Live, Tom Tancredo conceded to Megyn Kelly that the story at the heart of his column was false, after Kelly explained to him that she had personally seen Kyl reverse his accusation against the President during a Fox News interview.
The Washington Times printed an editorial from Tancredo whose central premise was false before they even went to press, and now even Tancredo has conceded that it was false. So will the Washington Times issue a correction?