CBS Corrects False Claim Rittenhouse Crossed State Lines While Armed-US News | The Epoch Times

CBS has corrected the false claim a reporter offered on air regarding Kyle Rittenhouse. On Sunday’s “Face the Nation,” Mark Strassman falsely reported that Rittenhouse “drove in from Illinois armed for battle.” The falsehood was one of many spread by news outlets and influencers in the wake of Rittenhouse being acquitted. The network has not responded to a request for comment and Strassman couldn’t be reached. Viewers weren’t made aware of the misinformation but CBS has added an editor’s note to the transcript of the morning show. “Kyle Rittenhouse testified that he did not drive to Kenosha with a weapon. It was not illegal for Rittenhouse to posses [sic] that particular weapon. We apologize for this oversight in language,” CBS said in the note. A gun charge against Rittenhouse was tossed by a judge shortly before the jury began weighing five other charges. Rittenhouse was later acquitted of all charges. Dominick …

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