C-SPAN Suspends Editor Steve Scully for Lying About Hacked Twitter

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Scully, who was set to moderate the second presidential debate before it was canned, came under fire for the tweet to Anthony Scaramucci.
C-SPAN has suspended longtime political editor and senior executive producer Steve Scully indefinitely for lying that his Twitter feed was hijacked last week.

"I falsely claimed that my Twitter account had been hacked. These were both errors in judgement for which I am totally responsible for. I ask for [my colleagues'] forgiveness as I try to move forward in a moment of reflection and disappointment in myself," he said in a statement.

A week ago, Scully tweeted, "@Scaramucci should I respond to Trump" when the president attacked the editor as a "Never Trumper." Anthony Scaramucci, Trump's short-lived comms director, advised ignoring the commander in chief.

Trump gleefully tweeted in response to the executive's suspension, "I was right again! Steve Scully just admitted he was lying about his Twitter being hacked. The Debate was Rigged! He was suspended from @cspan indefinitely. The Trump…
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