Democrat presidential candidates like Cory Booker and Kamala Harris have already backpedaled in their own ways on previous comments concerning Jussie Smollett’s claims that he was the victim of a hate crime. Up next this week, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand:

One more time. The shot:

And the chaser:

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She didn’t seem too interested in finding out the facts before issuing a statement the first time. What gives? *Eye roll*

Count Gillibrand among those who only want the “facts” that fit the narrative.