Fox News host Bill O’Reilly is under fire today (and trending nationally) over comments he made on his show Tuesday night fact-checking Michelle Obama’s claim that slaves helped build the White House.

O’Reilly found what she said to be true — which it is — but went on to add that the slaves were “well fed and had decent lodging”:


Former RNC chairman Michael Steele weighed in as well:

Here’s the video. The statement about the slaves being “well fed” by the government comes at the end:


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