NPR hid the fact that the man accused of plotting to assassinate Joe Biden was a Bernie Sanders supporter who possessed explosive material and books on bomb making and Islam, leading many to claim that the alleged culprit was a Trump supporter.
19-year-old Alexander Hillel Treisman was arrested by police after they discovered a number of weapons in his vehicle, including an AR-15 rifle, a canister of explosive material as well as books on bomb making and Islam.
However, NPR’s article on the subject, entitled ‘Man Arrested In N.C. Had Plan To Kill Joe Biden, Feds Say’ completely omits the fact that the alleged assassin was interested in Islam
While the Washington Post buried Treisman’s stated motive, that he wanted to kill Biden in order to “kill bernie,” in paragraph 15 of its report, neither NPR or the Huffington Post mentioned this crucial detail.
This left numerous HuffPost readers to conclude in the comments section of its article that the culprit must have been a Trump supporter.