Fox Information has issued an apology after a graphic appeared on the present Fox & Pals Weekend for 30 seconds that learn “Trump cuts U.S. help to three Mexican international locations” on Sunday.
The graphic was associated to the information that U.S. President Donald Trump moved to chop help to a few Central American international locations — Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala — on Saturday.
The State Division notified Congress that it might look to droop 2017 and 2018 funds to the three international locations.
Co-host Pete Hegseth appropriately named the three international locations throughout the section.
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An on-air correction and apology had been issued afterward Sunday.
“Now, we need to make clear and proper one thing that occurred earlier within the present,” co-host Ed Henry mentioned. “We had an inaccurate graphic display screen whereas speaking about this very story. We simply need to be clear, the funding is being minimize off to the three Central American international locations. We apologize for the error. It by no means ought to have occurred.”
Twitter reactions got here in in regards to the mistake, together with from Brian Stelter, CNN’s chief media correspondent. Some commented that it mirrored Fox Information’ perspective in direction of Central Individuals.
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