Fox News on Friday became the latest publication to confirm President Donald Trump's contempt for Americans who serve in our armed forces.
The network joined the Associated Press and The Washington Post in confirming the reporting, which originally appeared in The Atlantic.
But soon after Fox News confirmed the report on Twitter, the reporting was referred to as "debunked" and a "hoax" on the Fox News show "The Five."
As Fox's own reporters confirm parts of the Atlantic story, Greg Gutfeld refers to it on air as a "hoax" and a "sca… https://t.co/GOXVLViuQG— nikki mccann ramírez (@nikki mccann ramírez) 1599253603.0
@JenGriffinFNC @BretBaier Just remarkable that after Fox's own reporter *CONFIRMS* key details of The Atlantic's re… https://t.co/0cBwntPvBn— Oliver Darcy (@Oliver Darcy) 1599258643.0
Here is the original Fox News thread on their reporting:
Two former sr Trump admin officials confirm .@JeffreyGoldberg reporting that President Trump disparaged veterans an… https://t.co/Rg4LP7Yvit— Jennifer Griffin (@Jennifer Griffin) 1599250080.0
This former official heard the President say about American veterans: "What's in it for them? They don't make any m… https://t.co/tQFP7Hc0A8— Jennifer Griffin (@Jennifer Griffin) 1599250081.0
Re: trip to mark 100th anniversary of WW I Source: "The President was not in a good mood. Macron had said something… https://t.co/2FgLPGjBAa— Jennifer Griffin (@Jennifer Griffin) 1599250081.0
When asked IF the President could have driven to the Aisne-Marne Cemetery, this former official said confidently: "… https://t.co/Tj2LwoHiiv— Jennifer Griffin (@Jennifer Griffin) 1599250082.0
Regarding McCain, "The President just hated John McCain. He always asked, 'Why do you see him as a hero?" Two sourc… https://t.co/N46W9nQzNF— Jennifer Griffin (@Jennifer Griffin) 1599250082.0
The Atlantic’s reporting, which was confirmed by the Washington Post and Associated Press, has now been confirmed b… https://t.co/GnGzMa4R6F— Hunter Schwarz (@Hunter Schwarz) 1599255192.0