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MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell apologizes, retracts report on Trump finances

Aug 28, 2019 - Politico

MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell on Wednesday retracted his reporting that claimed Russian oligarchs had co-signed for Deutsche Bank loans to President Donald Trump, and he apologized for not adhering to professional standards.

"Last night on this show I discussed information that wasn't ready for reporting," O'Donnell said at the top of his show Wednesday night. "I did not go through the rigorous verification and standards process here at MSNBC before repeating what I heard from my source. H...