C-SPAN suspends host Steve Scully after he admits lying his Twitter account was hacked
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C-SPAN suspended host Steve Scully after he appeared to seek advice, via Twitter, from a prominent critic of President Donald Trump, and then denied it.
C-SPAN on Thursday announced it suspended host Steve Scully after he admitted to falsely claiming his Twitter account was hacked last week. Scully appeared to seek advice on Twitter last Thursday from a prominent critic of President Donald Trump, and then denied it. The C-SPAN host, who had been scheduled to moderate this week's presidential debate before it was canceled, admitted he lied about sending a tweet to former White House adviser Anthony Scaramucci, "for which I am totally responsible." Scully said he had been relentlessly targeted in conservative news outlets, social media and Trump himself. And then at that point, he turned to Scaramucci for advice,…