Trump Takes the Wheel? PBS Pro­motes Cas­sidy Hutchin­son, No Fact Checks On Her Tes­ti­mo­ny

Even on a news­cast pre­ced­ing Wednes­day night’s GOP pres­i­den­tial debate, the tax-sup­port­ed PBS New­sHour kept its focus on for­mer pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump, invit­ing for­mer White House aide Cas­sidy Hutchin­son for a ten-minute inter­view to pro­mote her book, Enough, about her trau­mat­ic expe­ri­ences in the Trump White House and how dan­ger­ous it would be for Trump to win a sec­ond term of office.You may remem­ber Hutchin­son as the left’s break-out star at the Jan­u­ary 6 Com­mit­tee hear­ings for the out­landish claims she made, though some of her most alarm­ing alle­ga­tions against Trump were denied by oth­ers. PBS took her at her word, after hav­ing spent weeks deny­ing alle­ga­tions against the Bidens as “unsub­stan­ti­at­ed” or lack­ing evi­dence. New­sHour host Amna …