DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas truly halted a press convention briefly to right reporter April Ryan after she tried to revive – twice – a false story about Border Patrol brokers ‘whipping’ Haitian unlawful immigrants.
Ryan, a reporter for The Grio and contributor to CNN, clearly felt snug sufficient in her surroundings, surrounded by journalists who likewise usually lie about tales and a Homeland Safety chief who truly helped unfold this pretend information story specifically.
“The southern border is not only Mexicans, it’s Haitians, it’s Africans, as we — as we’ve seen, notably with that problem with the Haitians being whipped with the reins on the horses,” she stated before Mayorkas interjected.
“Properly, let me simply right you proper there, as a result of truly, the investigation concluded that the whipping didn’t happen,” he replied.
Ryan then doubled down.
“I’m sorry, I noticed it otherwise,” she stated, an odd protection for one thing that she by no means truly noticed in any respect, except she was aware of video nobody else was allowed to see.
“They have been whipped with one thing from the horse — reins from a horse. I — I — perhaps the video or the image was fastened, however what I noticed was completely completely different,” she continued.
“I’m gonna go away you as corrected,” Mayorkas shot back.
Mayorkas corrects April Ryan when she brings up the “Haitians being whipped with the reins of the horses,” noting “the investigation concluded that the whipping didn’t happen.”
Ryan: “Possibly both the video or the image was fastened however what I noticed was completely completely different.” pic.twitter.com/sPLPRLMXAx
— Justin Baragona (@justinbaragona) May 11, 2023
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Haitian Migrants Weren’t Whipped
How dangerous does a lie need to be for a perpetual liar like Alejandro Mayorkas to say, ‘Ya know, that is so blatant that even I’ve to right the report’?
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The Haitian migrants being whipped story by no means occurred. It was a media lie from the beginning, unfold by a Democrat communications strategist who had no thought how horses and/or reins work, and who was keen to share a picture from a doubtful angle.
The reality, nonetheless, was rapidly revealed.
What’s unfathomable is the stupidity concerned in pondering you’d get away with mendacity.
Hey @TwitterSupport – You should pull this tweet and ban this clown.
He’s spreading a ‘large lie.’
Right here’s the alternate angle… pic.twitter.com/70BzKUGT7B
— Rusty 🎙️ (@rustyweiss74) September 21, 2021
The brokers have been ultimately cleared of any prison wrongdoing, because it was revealed they have been utilizing cut up reins to manage their horses – not “whipping migrants.”
What is really wild right here is that Mayorkas helped unfold the preliminary media lie.
Fox Information reported that an email sent to Mayorkas and different DHS officers included an article full with highlighted sections that point out the precise photographer behind the picture insisted there was no whipping concerned.
NEW: E mail reveals DHS Secretary Mayorkas was alerted by DHS’ high public affairs official that the “whipping” narrative behind horseback BP images wasn’t true, however at a WH press convention 2.5 hours later, he didn’t refute that narrative, as an alternative calling the photographs “horrifying”. pic.twitter.com/Qyfy2NBkNo
— Invoice Melugin (@BillFOXLA) October 12, 2022
Mayorkas condemned the Border Patrol brokers anyway at a press convention hours later.
“Our nation noticed horrifying photographs that don’t mirror who we’re,” Mayorkas stated almost three hours after the e-mail was despatched. “We all know that these photographs painfully conjured up the worst components of our nation’s ongoing battle towards systemic racism.”
Too dangerous any person at that specific press convention didn’t cease him and ‘go away him corrected.’
“Within the midst of assembly these challenges, we, our whole nation, noticed horrifying photographs that don’t mirror who we’re, who we aspire to be, or the integrity and values of our really heroic personnel,” DHS Secretary Mayorkas says. pic.twitter.com/nAhawZK47C
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) September 24, 2021
RELATED: Biden Sec. Mayorkas Was Informed Border Patrol Hadn’t ‘Whipped’ Haitian Migrants Earlier than Press Convention Demonizing Brokers
They’ll Simply Preserve Attempting and Attempting to Lie
On a facet be aware – April Ryan’s masks within the press briefing is totally for present. Have a look at any clip of her previously yr on YouTube and you can find the one place she wears the masks is throughout White Home press briefings. It’s hilarious.
Ryan’s try to revive the story about Haitian migrants being whipped is yet one more instance of how the left lies initially to create a media firestorm, waits because it takes months to right the report, then merely repeats the lie casually over the following years as a result of there are just too many low-information individuals on the market who received’t hassle to examine the info on the matter.
It’s a formulation that has labored repeatedly for them. President Biden simply did the identical factor when he as soon as once more tried to push the Charlottesville ‘high quality individuals’ hoax – a narrative so totally debunked it’s ridiculous.
*yawn* Ah, the ol’ “high quality individuals” hoax once more.
Been debunked numerous occasions. I’m wondering if any of the “fact-checkers” working feverishly to research Trump’s CNN city corridor will right this lie.
Right here’s your probability @CommunityNotes.
— Rusty 🎙️ (@rustyweiss74) May 11, 2023
Why do they do it? As a result of they know that in the event that they merely proceed to lie there will likely be sufficient individuals on the market who will imagine it as a result of the reality is to date within the rearview mirror.
Ryan continued to shamelessly lie in regards to the ‘whipping’ story, tripling down on the declare on Twitter, incomes herself a Neighborhood Notes fact-check.
Possibly its simply me however! pic.twitter.com/mfgkxc5i3f
— AprilDRyan (@AprilDRyan) May 11, 2023
Fox Information nationwide correspondent Invoice Melugin hammered Ryan for making an attempt her finest to maintain the false story alive.
“It’s simply you,” he stated. “Pushing a totally false, debunked narrative after a prolonged investigation. Debunked even by the photographer who took these images.”
It’s simply you. Pushing a totally false, debunked narrative after a prolonged investigation. Debunked even by the photographer who took these images. These are cut up reins used to manage the horse. No person was whipped. https://t.co/fELAiX2vvW
— Invoice Melugin (@BillFOXLA) May 11, 2023
To be truthful, that’s the only objective of legacy media in America at the moment. To push false, debunked narratives like the nice little propaganda machine they’re.
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