Well, now we know why Rep. Ilhan Omar so quickly deleted her lying tweet about the Covington Catholic students; Robert Barnes, the lawyer who is offering to sue public figures for spreading false stories about the now-infamous incident, had added Omar to his list of “retract or get sued.”
This is how we get the vicious vipers to be more careful about spreading fake stories. As Tammy reminded us on her show earlier this week, after Melania Trump threatened the Daily Mail with a lawsuit for spreading lies about her, the paper very quickly retracted and apologized.
Lib hacks everywhere, beware!
An attorney representing students and alumni from Covington Catholic High School announced on Wednesday that his clients are giving journalists and celebrities 48 hours to either retract false statements made about them or face legal action.
“Everybody now is on 48-hour notice so by Friday, everybody needs to retract and correct any false statements they have issued about these kids,” Los Angeles-based attorney Robert Barnes said on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends.”
“That includes any major member of the media. That includes any major celebrity. That includes anybody with a substantial social media platform,” he added….
Fox News showed pictures of journalists and celebrities who have retracted so far including CNN’s S.E. Cupp and Jake Tapper, “The View’s” Meghan McCain, National Review editor-in-chief Rich Lowry, and actress Jamie Lee Curtis….