Fox News Debunks Santorum’s WMD Claim
Mere hours after Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) announced breathlessly at a press conference that ?we have found weapons of mass destruction in Iraq,? a FOX news reporter found out that Santorum was hyping a document that describes degraded, pre-1991 munitions already acknowledged and dismissed by the White House?s Iraq Survey Group.
Watch Santorum dissemble when confronted with these truths on air. (h/t: Think Progress)
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Today, Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) and Rep. Peter Hoekstra (R-MI) held a press conference and announced ?we have found weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.? Santorum and Hoekstra are hyping a document that describes degraded, pre-1991 munitions that were already acknowledged by the White House?s Iraq Survey Group and dismissed.
Fox News? Jim Angle contacted the Defense Department who quickly disavowed Santorum and Hoekstra?s claims. A Defense Department official told Angle flatly that the munitions hyped by Santorum and Hoekstra are ?not the WMD?s for which this country went to war.?
Fox?s Alan Colmes broke the news to Santorum. Watch it:
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