Scarborough Admits Wolff Book ‘May Not Have Gotten Every Quote Exactly Right’ [VIDEO]

Nick Givas | Media And Politics Reporter

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough admitted Michael Wolff’s new book about President Donald Trump “Fire And Fury” may have included misquotes and inaccuracies, but defended it anyway Friday on “Morning Joe.”

Scarborough seemingly forgave the mistakes because Wolff’s assertions matched capitol hill gossip and Washington, D.C.’s political conjecture.

“It seems this morning to be the fact that Michael Wolff may not have gotten every quote exactly right, but it’s the same thing that we’ve all been hearing and politicians on the hill have all been hearing for over a year now,” Scarborough said.

WATCH: 

MSNBC congressional correspondent Kasie Hunt supported Scarborough’s take and said she believes Wolff betrayed Steve Bannon’s confidence and published quotes that were meant to be off the record.

“While on the one hand everyone is anxiously devouring the salacious details in this book, no one is fundamentally surprised,” Hunt said. “Even the quotes that were attributed to Steve Bannon I think, were things he was saying off the record privately.”

Breitbart is now reportedly considering firing Bannon due to the fallout from Wolff’s book, but a final decision on his future at the company has yet to be made.

You can Follow Nick on Twitter and Facebook

The Daily Caller News Foundation is working hard to balance out the biased American media. For as little as $3, you can help us. Freedom of speech isn’t free. Make a one-time donation to support the quality, independent journalism of TheDCNF. We’re not dependent on commercial or political support and we do not accept any government funding.

Content created by The Daily Caller News Foundation is available without charge to any eligible news publisher that can provide a large audience. For licensing opportunities of our original content, please contact licensing@dailycallernewsfoundation.org.

Tags : joe scarborough kasie hunt michael wolff steve bannon
© Copyright 2010 - 2018 | The Daily Caller