Fox, Drudge Headlines Twist Obama's Words To Suggest He Will Ignore Congress

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Today Fox Nation and the Drudge Report used an out of context headline to mislead readers into thinking that President Obama is looking for ways to circumvent Congress. Fox Nation and Drudge both highlighted a Washington Examiner headline that says "Obama: 'I'd like to work my way around Congress.' "

However, as the Examiner article made clear, immediately after making the comment, which came during a speech at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute 34th Annual Awards Gala, Obama said: "But the fact is, even as we work towards a day when I can sign an immigration bill, we've got laws on the books that have to be upheld." From the speech:

Now, as I mentioned when I was at La Raza a few weeks back, I wish I had a magic wand and could make this all happen on my own. There are times where -- until Nancy Pelosi is speaker again -- (applause) -- I'd like to work my way around Congress. (Applause.) But the fact is, even as we work towards a day when I can sign an immigration bill, we've got laws on the books that have to be upheld.

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This is not the first time Fox Nation has mislead their readers with deceptive headlines.

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