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New York Times reporter is being attacked over one tweet that angered Clinton defenders

Supporters of Hillary Clinton quickly turned on New York Times correspondent Maggie Haberman when she pointed out that Clinton allies had lied about their role in producing the controversial "Trump dossier." (Image Source: YouTube screenshot)

Maggie Haberman of the New York Times became the object of scorn and anger after she pointed out a very simple fact borne out of a blockbuster report out of the Washington Post about Hillary Clinton.

What did she say?

Haberman simply pointed out that the Clinton camp had denied a report that was later confirmed about the Clinton camp providing the funding for the "Trump dossier."

The explosive report from the Washington Post claimed that a Clinton lawyer hired a political organization, Fusion GPS, that then hired a former British spy to compile the Trump dossier.

It was later used by U.S. intelligence agencies as they investigated claims of collusion between the Russian government and the Trump campaign.

What was the reaction?

Clinton defenders were fiercely protective and assailed her for simply stating an obvious fact.

Former Clinton spokesperson Brian Fallon tried to downplay the story.

Haberman didn't think his explanation was up to snuff:

She was referring to journalist Ken Vogel recalling Clinton lawyer Marc Elias denying the story:

Meanwhile on the right...

Many on the right (and others) sat back and pointed out the hypocrisy of the attacks on Haberman from those who decried the dishonesty out of the Trump administration.

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