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UPDATE: Nets Cowl-Up Police Video of Warnock’s Home Dispute

Tuesday night time, NewsBusters requested if the printed networks would care to cowl the newly revealed police physique digicam video that includes Georgia Senate candidate Raphael Warnock (D) as they responded to a home dispute. Regardless of the alleged incident being contemporaneous and together with video from the police response, ABC, CBS, and NBC omitted the story from their flagship morning and night information applications within the 24 hours for the reason that story broke on the Fox Information Channel’s Tucker Carlson Tonight.

There’s little doubt that if both of the Republicans operating within the Georgia Senate race (Senators Kelly Loeffler and David Purdue) had been concerned in a home dispute, it could be the media’s new taste of the week to make use of in opposition to them.

Fortunately, Fox Information spent Wednesday repeatedly highlighting the physique digicam video. “I’ve tried to maintain the best way he acts underneath wraps for a very long time, and right now he crossed the road. So, that’s what’s going on right here. He is a superb actor, he’s phenomenal at placing on a very good present,” Ouleye Warnock may be heard saying to the Atlanta police officer.

Political correspondent Jonathan Serrie had some new particulars to share concerning the alleged incident throughout an look on Outnumbered Additional time:

The alleged incident occurred throughout a verbal argument that Warnock was having along with his then strained spouse, Ouleye, over a mix of divorce papers, and in addition a doc she needed him to signal that may permit her to take their youngsters in another country to attend a funeral.

 

 

In response to Raphael’s assertion to the officer, their youngsters had been within the automotive when she began screaming about him operating over her foot.

“Yeah, Warnock mentioned he did not consider it on the time and medical professionals discovered no proof of harm,” Serrie added. “Police filed no fees. Warnock spoke with native media concerning the incident again in March shortly after it occurred.”

And within the Warnock marketing campaign’s official response to the video, spokesperson Michael J. Brewer did some psychological gymnastics to assert it was a brand new assault from Loeffler, in opposition to his household. As reported by Serrie:

And whereas the video that not too long ago surfaced raises no new allegations, Republicans are hoping it raises doubts about Warnock lower than two weeks away from his runoff in opposition to Senator Kelly Loeffler. A Warnock marketing campaign spokesperson tells Fox Information, “That is determined and shameful. Kelly Loeffler has spent her complete marketing campaign attacking Reverend Warnock and has now stooped to a brand new degree of attacking his household.”

As a substitute of reporting on this, the printed networks continued to bash President Trump’s opposition to the COVID aid invoice; mischaracterizing his critiques and fully omitting the wasteful spending on international counties and liberal pet tasks.

The transcript is under, click on “increase” to learn:

Fox Information Channel’s Outnumbered Additional time
December 23, 2020
1:15:05 p.m. Japanese

MOLLY LINE: We’re studying brand-new particulars a couple of home dispute between Senate candidate Raphael Warnock and his ex-wife. With these excessive stakes and runoffs in Georgia simply across the nook. Take a pay attention.

OULEYE WARNOCK: I’ve tried to maintain the best way he acts underneath wraps for a very long time, and right now he crossed the road. So, that’s what’s going on right here. He is a superb actor, he’s phenomenal at placing on a very good present.

LINE: Jonathan Serrie is dwell in Atlanta with the small print on this. Jonathan?

JONATHAN SERRIE: Yeah, good afternoon to you. The alleged incident occurred throughout a verbal argument that Warnock was having along with his then strained spouse, Ouleye, over a mix of divorce papers, and in addition a doc she needed him to signal that may permit her to take their youngsters in another country to attend a funeral.

RAPHAEL WARNOCK: I begin to transfer barely, pondering she’s right here. I am pondering she is evident, and I barely moved. And abruptly she’s screaming, that I ran over her foot. I don’t consider it.

SERRIE: Yeah, Warnock mentioned he did not consider it on the time and medical professionals discovered no proof of harm. Police filed no fees. Warnock spoke with native media concerning the incident again in March shortly after it occurred.

And whereas the video that not too long ago surfaced raises no new allegations, Republicans are hoping it raises doubts about Warnock lower than two weeks away from his runoff in opposition to Senator Kelly Loeffler. A Warnock marketing campaign spokesperson tells Fox Information, “That is determined and shameful. Kelly Loeffler has spent her complete marketing campaign attacking Reverend Warnock and has now stooped to a brand new degree of attacking his household.”

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