James Carville, Rahm Emanuel, Paul Begala and George Stephanopoulos have been holding daily phone conversations for nearly 17 years.
Stephanopoulos has held these calls throughout his tenure at ABC.
Emanuel and Begala are both top officials in the Obama Administration.
The Media Research Center is demanding that ABC address and resolve the clear violation of journalistic ethics by ABC’s Chief Washington Correspondent George Stephanopoulos.
Charles Johnson reported on this from the Media Research Center:
Media Research Center (MRC) President L. Brent Bozell, III has written a letter to ABC News President David Westin calling on him to publicly address and resolve what appears to be a clear violation of journalistic ethics by ABC’s Chief Washington Correspondent George Stephanopoulos. Last week a Politico story broke the news that Stephanopoulos has participated in daily phone strategy sessions with now White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel throughout his tenure at ABC.
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Mr. Bozell on Thursday issued a statement demanding an explanation, and calling for Stephanopoulos to recuse himself from reporting on an Obama Administration whose plans and messaging he spends every morning helping to craft. Stephanopoulos has remained silent.