CNN's Don Lemon calls out Fox News for repeating migrant caravan lies Shep Smith debunked

CNN's Don Lemon calls out Fox News for repeating migrant caravan lies Shep Smith debunked

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From the October 22 edition of CNN's CNN Tonight with Don Lemon:

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DON LEMON (HOST): Many are expected to seek asylum from the violence plaguing their native countries, but Trump's having none of it.

He's seizing on unsubstantiated, right-wing media reports that the caravan's been infiltrated by criminals and unknown Middle-Easterners, a claim he made again tonight without offering a shred of evidence.

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So I said it when this all started, and I've been saying it, and I'll say it again -- it's a message that is tailor-made for his base, timed for maximum impact and amplified by Fox News.

Fox Business host Lou Dobbs, he's calling the migrant caravan a full-blown national security crisis.

And on Fox & Friends this morning, the show the president regularly watches, one host saying this.

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But luckily, not everyone at Fox News is having it. Anchor Shep Smith getting back to the facts.

Previously:

Lou Dobbs and Tom Fitton claim "radical Islamist terrorists" are part of the migrant caravan

Jake Tapper fact checks Trump's fearmongering about migrant caravan: "The president's spreading falsehoods in rapid fashion"

Shep Smith shuts down fearmongering claims about migrant caravan pushed by his Fox colleagues and Trump
 

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