Former Joe Biden intern and C-SPAN host Steve Scully was suspended on Thursday after lying about his Twitter feed being hacked, reports the Associated Press.
APNEWSALERT: NEW YORK (AP) — C-SPAN suspends political editor Steve Scully indefinitely after he admits he lied about his Twitter feed being hacked
— David Mack (@davidmackau) October 15, 2020
In a statement, Scully called his tweet and lie “error in judgment” after blaming his response on the “relentless criticism” he received from “conservative news outlets” and President Donald Trump.
— Robert Lang WBAL (@Reporterroblang) October 15, 2020
The news of Scully’s suspension comes almost a week after he tagged anti-Trumper Anthony Scaramucci on Twitter asking for advice on whether to “respond to Trump.”
While it is unclear what Scully was referring