Fox News Senior Political Analyst Brit Hume argued that the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on US interrogation techniques was comparable to Rolling Stone’s UVA sexual assault story because both made accusations without seeking comment from the accusers on Tuesday’s “Kelly File” on the Fox News Channel.
“Remember this document, yes, it is officially because the democrats have the majority of the committee, a committee report, but all the Republicans declined to participate in this. the players who are the ones responsible for this program were not, not any of them, interviewed by the committee. This is based entirely on documents acquired by the committee. They say, they’re fond of saying that [Sen.] Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)and others are fond of saying, ‘well, we couldn’t interview those people because they were under Justice Department investigation. That investigation was concluded a couple years ago. Catherine Herridge pointed out to me earlier, they’ve had the last two years when they could have interviewed the players in this. As Marc Thiessen said to me a few minutes ago, he said ‘look, what did we just decry when Rolling Stone did it?’ And that is a report that comes out without having ever consulted the people who are basically accused here. They didn’t do that” he stated.
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