David Brock Cries Discussing Pizzagate — Glenn Thrush Comforts Him: ‘I’m Sorry. I’m Sorry.’ [AUDIO]


Christian Datoc Senior White House Correspondent
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David Brock got emotional on Tuesday.

During a wide-ranging interview with Glenn Thrush, the Media Matters founder audibly choked-up while discussing a fake news story that drove a North Carolina man to storm a Washington D.C. pizzeria with a rifle.

David Brock (photo: Grae Stafford/The Daily Caller)

David Brock (photo: Grae Stafford/The Daily Caller)

Brock told Thrush that James Alefantis — Brock’s ex-boyfriend and owner of Comet Ping Pong — “had his own relationship with John Podesta.” (RELATED: Brock — Hillary Was ‘Poorly Advised’ By Her Campaign)


“When WikiLeaks came out, it came out that James had written to John about doing a Hillary fundraiser at Comet, so this was seen, and a conspiracy theory was woven around it,” he explained. “What you had was a sort of insane crowd sourcing of the issue, and they found the link to me pretty quickly.”

“It’s frightening though because the fake news — and I saw it firsthand — has real consequences.”

Comet Ping Pong in NW Washington, DC (Getty Images)

Comet Ping Pong in NW Washington, DC (Getty Images)

At this point, Brock began to unravel.

“James came to my house last Thursday night, a week ago, to show me the latest death threats on his phone, and they were so vile. so menacing. It was very upsetting,” he stated, holding back his emotions. “And I thought something bad could happen.”

A sympathetic Thrush comforted Brock, whispering sweet “I’m sorry”-s to the Democratic operative.

“So anyway, the good news is nobody got hurt,” Brock offered after regaining his composure. “And I think that all the attention is, like, a way of staying safe.”

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