Scalise Calls For The NY Times To Remove Trump Assassination Short Story

The New York Times should take down and apologize for a short story about assassinating President Trump, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

“The media needs to take accountability for the role they are playing in promoting dangerous rhetoric and division in this country, particularly against President Trump and his supporters,” Scalise, R-La., said Thursday in a statement. “The decision by The New York Times to run this piece is irresponsible and offensive, and they should remove it and apologize.”

Daily Caller:

Louisiana Republican Rep. Steve Scalise told The Daily Caller News Foundation Thursday that The New York Times should take down and apologize for a short fictional story about assassinating President Donald Trump published Tuesday.

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“The media needs to take accountability for the role they are playing in promoting dangerous rhetoric and division in this country, particularly against President Trump and his supporters,” Scalise said in a statement to TheDCNF. “The decision by The New York Times to run this piece is irresponsible and offensive, and they should remove it and apologize.”

TheNYT published a short story about assassinating Trump Tuesday, just one day before “potential explosive devices” were discovered addressed to high-profile Democrats, including former President Barack Obama.

English thriller novelist Zoë Sharp wrote the short story, titled “How It Ends,” about a Russian assassin on a suicide mission who receives help from a Secret Service agent to kill Trump. A character who is working with the Russians in the story implies that Trump “was handpicked at the highest possible level” and must be silenced. More

Taking down the story now is the same as closing the barn door after the horse got out. CNN, NYT, and all the other MSM garbage outlets are continuing to fall in the areas of honesty, objectiveness, class, ratings, and financial stability. 

You would never saw any ‘stories’ like this about Barack Obama. Those would have incurred the wrath of the entire liberal left. If the Secret Service doesn’t visit the radical NYT offices, they are not doing their jobs.

This is the same New York Times that’s blaming Trump for the bombs. 

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