Skip to comments.NBC’s Brian Williams recants Iraq story after soldiers protest
Posted on 02/04/2015 2:12:00 PM PST by Timber Rattler
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams admitted Wednesday he was not aboard a helicopter hit and forced down by RPG fire during the invasion of Iraq in 2003, a false claim that has been repeated by the network for years.
Williams himself repeated the claim Friday during NBCs coverage of a public tribute at a New York Rangers hockey game for a retired soldier that had provided ground security for the grounded helicopters. In an interview with Stars and Stripes, he said he had misremembered the events and was sorry.
The admission came after crew members on the 159th Aviation Regiments Chinook that was hit by two rockets and small arms fire told Stars and Stripes that the NBC anchor was nowhere near that aircraft or two other Chinooks flying in the formation that took fire. Williams arrived in the area about an hour later on another helicopter after the other three had made an emergency landing, the crew members said.
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Misremembered? Is that even a word?
Stop Lying! Saying it once or twice is forgivable- maybe, but saying it over a dozen years later as though establish fact? Stop it. You have lied so long Brian, even you now believe it happened.
I think he dodged sniper fire with Hillary also.
So much for that Building Trust Commercial. Facts just suck for libtards.
What’s with the eyebrows on that guy?
Plastic surgury to have “perpetual concern eyebrows”?
Was, was not...it’s a fine line, journallisticly speaking.
He’s a jerk too. I worked at a motel many years ago when we had tornadoes in SW Missouri. He and his crew stayed at our motel, I never met him but the ones who did said he was not nice to the staff, he was a jerk and they did not like him at all.
He “misremembered” whether or not he was on a helicopter that had been hit by rockets and small-arms fire?
How does one “misremember” getting shot down in a helicopter?
The very same network that attached a model rocket to a Ford pickup fuel tank to “demonstrate” how defective the vehicle was.
Liberals lie. Film at 11....
I’m surprised he didn’t throw up spewing that BS out of his mouth.
Brian Williams should volunteer for duty on Hillary’s press buss. They have a lot in common in lying about their war experiences. Really pathetic.
Actually it was a Chevy and they would have pulled it off except the honest fire dept crew here in Indiana told the truth to local media how it was faked.
What’s with his face in general? His forehead, nose and jaw point in different directions. He’s like a living Picasso work.
No, a plagiarist; he stole that fabrication from Hillary.
Honey, I misremembered the milk and got more beer.
>>Misremembered? Is that even a word?
It’s a “reserved liberals only” word, like using “misspoke” instead of “lied”.
there will a judgement day soon on these a$$holes...
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