White House Communications Director Kate Bedingfield, who told reporters in 2020 that Hunter Biden laptop stories were “Russian misinformation,” accused “conservative news outlets” Tuesday of “misinformation” on vaccines.
During an appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Bedingfield told host Mika Brzezinski that “there are conservative news outlets creating irresponsible content sharing misinformation about the virus,” and that social media platforms should be “held accountable” for allowing them to do so. (She did not name the specific “conservative news outlets.”)
In October 2020, Bedingfield, serving as Deputy Campaign Manager and Communications Director for Joe Biden, told reporters that stories about Hunter Biden’s laptop were “Russian misinformation.” She accused President Donald Trump specifically: “I think we need to be very, very clear that what he’s doing here is amplifying Russian misinformation.”
The Biden campaign applauded social media companies like Twitter and Facebook for suppressing stories about the laptop — and even blocking