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Fox News Host: Why Did Trump Promote 'Falsehood' Hillary Started Birther Movement?

Fox News' host Jenna Lee was not shy stating clearly that Donald Trump promoted a discredited claim.
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Fox News' co-host Jenna Lee of "Happening Now," called out Donald Trump's claim that Hillary Clinton created the birther movement.

After Trump gave his embarrassing birther presser, Lee said, "A variety of different fact checking websites pointed out that Hillary Clinton nor her campaign started that issue in 2008."

She continued, "There may have been some supporters of her , unofficially linked to her who had mentioned it, but as you can appreciate, it's difficult to attribute that to her as it's difficult to attribute some of the comments Donald Trump supporters to him, if they're not officially part oft their campaign."

Lee then interviewed Glenn Hall of the Wall Street Journal, and he tried to say the birther issue was now put to rest.

"Do we turn the page now or is it still an issue?"

Hall said, "people will try to keep it, I think he may have put it to bed?"

"Really, so you think it's done for as an issue?"

Hall said, "He said it very clearly/"

Jenna followed up on the Hillary birther claim Trump made and asked, "He did repeat something we mentioned that that is a falsehood, that Hillary Clinton started this in 2008. Why even mention that as so many have discredited that claim?"

Glenn tried to make the case that Trump was just "taking a jab at Hillary" like all candidates do in a campaign, but that's not going to fly.

The media is in an uproar of Trump using them for another PR event and the fact that he promoted a lie that's so big and so unnecessary that it will not go away anytime soon.

Jenna Lee did a good job of interjecting Trump's false narrative into the discussion and didn't drop it out of hand.

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