Michelle Malkin Criticizes Cokie Roberts on Day of Her Death: ‘One of the First Guilty Culprits of Fake News’
MALKIN: "President Trump did not invent the concept of fake news. Cokie Roberts of course passed away today and God bless her for an incredible career that she had, but I distinctly remember that she was one of the first guilty culprits of fake news. In 1994 —"
STELTER: "Are we doing this today? We're doing this today?"
MALKIN: "Yes. Yes, we are because —"
STELTER: "You're attacking her today. I just want to be clear. The body's not cold yet."
MALKIN: "So there we go. Okay? Do you want to hear what I have to say? Because it is —"
STELTER: "I'm just curious."
MALKIN: "It is pertinent — because it's pertinent to — for discussion about fake news and media bias. In 1994, covering the State of the Union address of Bill Clinton, she was ordered by Rick Kaplan, because she was not in the actual building where the speech was delivered, to stand in front of a simulation of the Capitol and put on a coat and pretend that she was outside to do a live shot.”