(New York Post) CBS News has been ridiculed on Twitter since admitting Monday that the contents of Hunter Biden’s laptop, which The Post first revealed more than two years ago, is authentic.
“Two years ago Donald Trump told CBS’s Lesley Stahl on 60 Minutes the Hunter Biden laptop was real and should be covered by the media. Stahl said it couldn’t be verified. Two years later [CBS News] has finally verified it. Trump was right. Again,” conservative founder of Outkick.com Clay Travis said on Twitter.
Lawmakers also ripped Stahl and the network for the infamous 60 Minutes moment.
Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-TX) tweeted, “Remember when Lesley Stahl of CBS told President Trump the Hunter Biden laptop story couldn’t be verified? TWO YEARS LATER, CBS has finally admitted the laptop is real. Mainstream media hacks are LAZY and INCOMPETENT! President Trump was RIGHT all along!!”
Similarly, Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) wrote, “As In 2020, CBS’ Lesley Stahl claimed Hunter Biden’s laptop ‘can’t be verified,’ and his shady business dealings ‘have been investigated and discredited.’ What changed? The facts sure didn’t.”
CBS News was slammed on Twitter for confirming the contents of Hunter Biden’s laptop — two years after The Post’s reporting.CBS
At the time The Post broke the story, most news outlets chose to ignore the laptop’s contents, which links President Biden to his son Hunter and brother Jim Biden’s foreign influence-peddling schemes, and social media companies censored it based on FBI misinformation warnings.
Andy Ngo, a conservative journalist, reacted to the CBS report on Twitter by saying, “A CBS investigation authenticates the content of Hunter Biden’s laptop. Two years earlier, Joe Biden, Democrats, intelligence operatives, big tech & liberal media said the laptop’s content was faked to fool the public.”