"What's really sad is that even prominent Republicans are still repeating this even after the story was debunked," Acosta lamented. The top House Republican, Kevin McCarthy repeated the lie on FOX News after Biden's speech to Congress."
"That tale from the border didn't just border on B.S., this was USDA Grade-A bullshit. And the [New York Post] reporter who wrote the story resigned, claiming she was forced to make it up. But the damage was done, pumped out over the airwaves at the bullshit factory also known as FOX News," he said.
"Lies, big lies can have terrible consequences. Just four months ago we all witnessed the fallout about the Big Lie about the election -- and it should've served as a lesson on how lies can kill," the CNN correspondent said.