Another case example of why watching broadcast "news" is really just watching programming. news PROGRAMMING.
You cannot count on them even addressing elephant in the room questions. Literally they fall at this point purely to bare assertions. Literally, there modus operandi now is "if you repeat a lie often enough . . . ." You will be more informed watching a blank wall, because a blank wall will not distract you from your inner knowing and your basic education on biology.