NBC's Yang: "The president has never said he wants to eliminate earmarks" Video ››› March 11, 2009 11:57 AM EDT ››› MEDIA MATTERS STAFF ? Loading the player reg... Watch this video at Media Matters Previously: Media figures advance false claim that Obama is breaking campaign promise of no earmarks ABC's Gibson falsely claimed Obama "campaign[ed] on a promise to end pet projects" Times' Dowd used falsehood to advance McCain accusation that Obama broke promise on earmarks Short Link copy link Posted In Economy, Budget Network/Outlet MSNBC Person John Yang Show/Publication MSNBC Live We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.