Did journalist Chris Cuomo elude military capture in December of 2021? No, that's not true: It is not possible, as the Posse Comitatus Act outlaws military interference in civilian legal affairs. Also, the claim was posted on a self-described satire website with no verifiable confirming evidence.
Chris Cuomo, disgraced liberal media host and brother to the late Andrew Cuomo, eluded a military dragnet Tuesday evening shortly after his former employer, CNN, and his Deep State allies threw him under the bus in response to revelations that he had violated journalism ethics to spy on behalf of his brother.
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Chris Cuomo, disgraced liberal media host and brother to the late Andrew Cuomo, eluded a military dragnet Tuesday evening shortly after his former employer, CNN, and his Deep State allies threw him under the bus in response to revelations that he had violated journalism ethics to spy on behalf of his brother. On Tuesday CNN [...]
The Posse Comitatus Act does not allow the military to interfere in civilian legal matters that can be handled by domestic police officers, making it impossible for the U.S. military to handle the "capture" of a citizen.
Lead Stories searched for "Chris Cuomo eluding authorities," "U.S. military Chris Cuomo" and "Chris Cuomo November 30, 2021" on the Google search tool, which indexes more than 50,000 news sites. No reliable results substantiating the validity of this claim appeared, which would be highly unusual if a high-status public figure like Cuomo were arrested.
A December 6, 2021, tweet from Chris Cuomo's official Twitter account, detailing his recent job resignation from SiriusXM, does not include any mention of dealings with police or military officials.
Lead Stories reached out to Chris Cuomo and the Pentagon and will update this story if a reply is received from either institution.
Real Raw News has a long history of publishing false claims in mock news stories, many of them about convictions and executions of various public figures at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. For example, the site reported former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was hanged (she wasn't); former White House Chief of Staff John Podesta was executed (he wasn't); and that "the military" convicted former Attorney General William Barr on charges of treason (it didn't).
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