- The Washington Times - Monday, November 18, 2019

MSNBC apologized Sunday after an on-air graphic listing the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates failed to mention businessman Andrew Yang.

MSNBC first apologized on-air after an Iowa Democratic Caucus graphic on “Up” included low-polling candidates such as Michael Bennet, who is polling at less than 1% in the state, but didn’t include Mr. Yang, who is polling at 2.6%.

After facing significant blowback for the mistake, MSNBC apologized in a tweet and corrected the graphic, Mediaite reported.

“Earlier on UP, we aired a poll graphic that inadvertently left off @AndrewYang. This was a mistake that we’ve since corrected on air. We apologize to Mr. Yang. Here’s the correct graphic,” the network wrote.

This isn’t the first time MSNBC and other major media news outlets, including NBC News, have forgotten about Mr. Yang. In October, MSNBC left Mr. Yang off a graphic listing how much cash each 2020 Democrat had on hand.

“Thank you @MSNBC for making this apology for the 15th time. The #YangGang is very excited for #16,” Mr. Yang’s campaign manager, Zach Graumann, tweeted Sunday night.

“Good thing we don’t need @msnbc to talk to voters - we just go straight to them,” Mr. Yang wrote in a tweet of his own. “Thank you #YangGang for making that possible.”

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