Fox News Says Washington Post Story Published After Georgia Runoffs Could Have Swayed Georgia Runoffs

Fox News hosts raised a disturbing prospect on Wednesday: The false Washington Post story on Donald Trump’s call with a Georgia elections official, which was corrected this week, could have swayed the Senate runoff elections in Georgia.

There’s just one problem: the Post story was published on Jan. 9, four days after the Georgia elections.

The segment in question, during Wednesday’s episode of Outnumbered, was based on a claim made by Trump the night before in an interview with Maria Bartiromo.

Bartiromo mistakenly conflated the corrected Washington Post story with an accurate story published the week before on Trump’s call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. The accurate story, which included audio of Trump
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