BuzzFeed Stands By Michael Cohen Story Despite Mueller Disputing It


BuzzFeed News doubled down on its defense of its report that President Trump ordered his former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about a deal to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.

The report drew a rare rebuke from special counsel Robert Mueller’s office, saying in a Friday statement that “BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen’s Congressional testimony are not accurate.”

But BuzzFeed spokesman Matt Mittenthal defended the report.

“As we’ve re-confirmed our reporting, we’ve seen no indication that any specific aspect of our story is inaccurate. We remain confident in what we’ve reported, and will share more as we are able,” Mittenthal said in a statement Saturday, the second in two days the media outlet released to defend the article.


Read more at The Hill.



  1. CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin on BuzzFeed’s lie about Cohen: “People are going to take from this story is that the news media are a bunch of leftist liars who are dying to get the president, and they’re willing to lie to do it…I just think this is a bad day for us.”

  2. David Wohl:

    Journalism is DEAD. The circus clowns who ran with the fake Buzzfeed story today are nothing more than hatchet men for the DNC. As always, TRUMP WAS PROVEN RIGHT.


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