Fox's Jesse Watters brings up reporter's past substance abuse issues to discredit negative Trump story

Fox's Jesse Watters brings up reporter's past substance abuse issues to discredit negative Trump story

Watters: "I'm not saying that's coloring his reporting, but take it with a grain of salt. But this is big if it's true"

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From the January 18 edition of Fox News' The Five:

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JESSE WATTERS (HOST): He also in his personal life, he says he's engaged in lying, cheating and backstabbing and he has battled mental illness and struggled with substance abuse. I'm not saying that's coloring his reporting, but take it with a grain of salt, that's all I'm saying. But this is big if it's true.

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