Bret Baier opened this past Wednesday night’s edition of Special Report with several scoops on the progress of the FBI investigations of Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation. Baier slightly expanded on his scoops in an interview with Brit Hume on On the Record, the video and transcript of which are posted here. I posted the video of Baier reporting his scoops in “Analyze this.” Paul Mirengoff commented on Baier’s report in this post.
Baier has now backed off and clarified his report in significant respects (video below). Guy Benson has a good analysis of Baier’s correction at TownHall. Guy provides this overall assessment regarding Baier’s report after Baier’s correction in a long post that embeds lots of links: “A number of its central elements have either been left undisputed, or confirmed by rival news sources. Taking a step back, it appears as though the FBI’s reopened email probe is turning up new and relevant evidence, that some form of FBI inquiry into the Clinton Foundation is open (to one extent or another), and that sharp disagreements exist within the federal law enforcement community about how all of this ought to be resolved.”