ABC News Suspends Brian Ross for Erroneous Flynn Report
ABC has suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross for four weeks without pay for the network’s incorrect Michael Flynn report.
- Published 2 December 2017
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NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News on Saturday suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross for four weeks without pay for his erroneous report on Michael Flynn, which it called a “serious error.” Ross, citing an unnamed confidant of Flynn, the former national security adviser, had reported Friday that during the presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump had directed Flynn to make contact with the Russians. That would have been an explosive development in the ongoing Russia investigation,…