PBS News Hour White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor has become infamous in conservative circles for being one of the most dishonest journalists in the White House press corps. She’s been repeatedly called out for her gotcha-style liberally biased “reporting” and performance journalism during press briefings, as well as for flat out altering quotes from President Trump to deliberately make it look like he said something he didn’t.
The latest instance of Alcindor lying to readers came in the overnight hours when President Trump gave his remarks on what was happening in states like Pennsylvania and Michigan where it seemed as though the ballot-counting had stopped at a certain point as Trump had the lead.
“We want all voting to stop,” Trump stated. “We don’t want them to find any ballots at 4 o’clock in the morning and add them to the list.”
But instead of reporting that Trump said he wanted the “all voting to stop”, Alcindor reported that he said he wanted “ALL vote counting” to stop:
I was half asleep at the time I watched the speech, but I was almost certain this was not what was said:
WTH? I thought he said he wanted to stop the post-election *voting*, not counting. Is Yamiche gaslighting here? https://t.co/IRgzwLIoiO
— Sister Toldjah 😁 (@sistertoldjah) November 4, 2020
Other Twitter users including RS editor at large Kira Davis confirmed it as well:
— Kira (@RealKiraDavis) November 4, 2020
And not only was Alcindor spreading the lie that Trump said he would go to the SCOTUS to “stop ALL vote counting“, but Biden officials were doing so as well:
Except, again, Trump wasn’t talking about stopping votes from being counted. He didn’t want any added after they shouldn’t be, as Daily Wire’s Ben Shapiro emphasized:
That is a lie. He said, "We want all voting to stop. We don’t want them to find any ballots at 4 o’clock in the morning and add them to the list, okay?" In other words, he doesn't want people VOTING after election day, or fraudulent ballots delivered. Which is the law. https://t.co/hlIGtHkm89
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) November 4, 2020
As of this writing, Alcindor’s tweet is still up – because she never deletes tweets even when she’s been shown to be straight-up lying. So much for journalistic integrity.
For all the talk from media figures and political analysts about how Trump allegedly lit a powder keg with his overnight speech, it’s kinda odd that not a single MSM reporter saw fit to correct Alcindor’s false tweet and the Biden campaign’s equally dishonest claims, both of which fueled the fire far more than anything Trump could possibly say about the Democratic shenanigans that took place last night.