Media Matters: Hannity falsely claimed Raines is “a chief economic adviser” to Obama

Media Matters (9/24/08)

Hannity falsely claimed Raines is “a chief economic adviser” to Obama

Summary: Sean Hannity falsely asserted that former Fannie Mae CEO Franklin Raines is “a chief economic adviser” to Sen. Barack Obama. A McCain campaign ad claims that Raines “advises” Obama — a claim that Raines and the Obama campaign have denied — but even that ad did not claim that Raines is a “chief” adviser.

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