(CBS News) Fox News anchor Bret Baier apologized Friday for reporting this week that the FBI’s investigation into the Clinton Foundation would “likely” lead to an “indictment.”
Speaking to Fox News’ “Happening Now” Friday, Baier said that especially in a heated election, every word matters regardless of how well-sourced a journalist’s reporting is.
“I explained a couple of times yesterday the phrasing of one of my answers to Brit Hume on Wednesday night, saying it was inartful the way I answered the last question about whether the investigations would continue after the election. And I answered that, ‘Yes, our sources said it would, they would continue to likely an indictment.’ Well that wasn’t just inartful. It was a mistake. And for that, I’m sorry.”
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