The hacktivist group Anonymous is believed to have hacked Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s voicemail and leaked messages from 2012, which appear to show how the liberal media in the US is supporting the billionaire.
Gawker published recordings, which were hacked by Anonymous and which contain 21 messages from MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, and Tamron Hall. The media outlet said it was unable to independently verify the authenticity of the messages, though they do appear to be genuine.
Anonymous Hacked Donald Trump’s Voicemail and Leaked the Embarrassing Messages (Video): https://t.co/5y8YfUwvqo
— Anonymous (@YourAnonNews) March 5, 2016
In one message, Scarborough can be heard saying: “We are so, so grateful for everything, Donald, and we just want to call you and tell you how much it means to us.” The journalists were believed to be thanking Trump for making a series of charitable donations.
It would also appear that Scarborough confirmed that the messages were genuine after a series of tweets.
Oh my God. I just read the transcripts! Trump must have contributed to a children's charity. Scandalous!!! https://t.co/BxcZCdSkQb
— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) March 4, 2016
The trio from MSNBC has been tasked with interviewing Trump as he bids to become the Republican presidential candidate. The latest revelations could raise questions of just how objective the journalists are being, when posing taxing questions to the billionaire.
Leaked audio from an MSNBC interview in February showed that Trump instructed Scarborough and Brezinski to “make us all look good,” and asks for “nothing too hard” when Brezinski brought up the issue of whether to ask him about immigration policies.