CNN Fact-Checker Debunks The 5 Biggest Lies About The Jan. 6 Insurrection

Daniel Dale fact-checked the most enduring falsehoods, including one that is “almost insulting to Americans’ intelligence."

CNN’s fact check reporter Daniel Dale pulled apart the “most enduring” lies that Donald Trump and his supporters continue to push about the Jan. 6 insurrection.

On Wednesday’s broadcast of “New Day,” Dale debunked five myths about the violence — from the assertion it was a false flag attack, to the falsehoods that the rioters were completely unarmed and just protesting a “rigged” election.

One of the untruths was “almost insulting to Americans’ intelligence,” said Dale.

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