Jonathan Karl’s “scoop” about Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s use of a private email address was pretty quickly deflated last night.

Karl was sufficiently embarrassed that he had to walk it back:

In other words, Chaffetz did absolutely nothing wrong.

But who cares! Hillary Clinton is in trouble, and if that means dragging Chaffetz’s name through the mud some more, so be it!

Here’s Principal Deputy White House Press Secretary Eric Schultz retweeting Karl’s smear at about 8:15 am ET this morning:

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Communications Director for the Democratic National Committee, Mo Elleithee at about 8:20 am ET this morning:

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Deputy Communications Director for the Democratic National Committee, Lily Adams (time unknown):

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They have no shame.