Say what you want about the mainstream media, but there was a time when journalists and anchors did their homework in preparation for an interview or covering a story. Those days must be in the past, at least for MSNBC’s Katy Tur, who recently revealed either her ignorance or forgetfulness when it comes to Barack Obama’s 2012 promises to Russian president Dmitry Medvedev.
Tur pressed Florida Representative Francis Rooney about the number of Donald Trump advisors with close tie to Russia. “I see a lot of folks within Donald Trump’s administration who have a friendlier view of Russia than maybe past administrations did,” she noted.
“Well, I think it was Obama that leaned over to Putin and said, ‘I’ll have a little more flexibility to give you what you want after the re-election,’” Rooney responded.
Tur paused for a moment. “I’m sorry, I don’t know what you’re referring to, Congressman,” she said.
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