As we told you, Pat Smith just gave a powerful speech at the Republican National Convention skewering Hillary Clinton for her role in her son’s death.
Except Fox News viewers didn’t see all of it because Donald Trump called in to Bill O’Reilly to give an interview *during* her emotional moment:
Strange that Trump would do Fox interview right now, meaning viewers aren’t watching emotional moving speech by Benghazi victim’s mother.
— Philip Rucker (@PhilipRucker) July 19, 2016
This is malpractice https://t.co/jBTJKtO5J5
— Dan Pfeiffer (@danpfeiffer) July 19, 2016
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) July 19, 2016
Trump has called in to Fox News during his own convention, getting them to abandon an emotional speech from the mom of a Benghazi victim.
— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) July 19, 2016
as a woman who lost her son in Benghazi is sobbing on stage. FWIW. https://t.co/vkGwrQyUjk
— Josh Robin (@joshrobin) July 19, 2016
Seems like an unforced error with even MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow calling it an “unusual decision”:
— Kate Snow (@tvkatesnow) July 19, 2016