Fox & Friends host downplays need for testing, suggests that data can be manipulated

Fox “news-side” correspondent floats Elon Musk, who has been promoting COVID trutherism, for Congress

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Citation From the May 10, 2020, edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends

GRIFF JENKINS (FOX NEWS CORRESPONDENT): I was going to say, there may be the need for a new kind of lawmaker. And I'll tell you someone who would be very interesting if they got elected to Congress, and that is Tesla's founder and CEO, Elon Musk, who has been in the midst of the pandemic making a lot of noise.


PETE HEGSETH (CO-HOST): Data is a pesky thing too, because what if we start testing more and as a result of more testing we find more positives? Is that a good thing or a bad thing? And if the leaders say we have more positive tests, therefore, we need to delay even further -- that doesn't make sense to people. Maybe those are the same amount of people that had it before. We just weren't testing. So data can be the type of thing that leaders can also manipulate as we try to get forward and past this.