Fox Business host Lou Dobbs on Thursday apologized for tweeting the purported contact information of a 74-year-old woman who is accusing Donald TrumpDonald TrumpPredictions of disaster for Democrats aren't guarantees of midterm failure A review of President Biden's first year on border policy Hannity after Jan. 6 texted McEnany 'no more stolen election talk' in five-point plan for Trump MORE of groping her.
“My Retweet,My Mistake,My Apology to Jessica Leeds,” Dobbs tweeted, with a link to a story covering his initial tweet.
In the original tweet, Dobbs, a staunch Trump supporter, linked to a post from a conservative news site that alleged Jessica Leeds was connected to the Clinton Foundation.
The site published Leeds's address and phone number via public records and claimed her phone number matched that of the Clinton Foundation. That claim was quickly debunked.
Dobbs also quoted a tweet from a supporter of Trump that included Leeds's address and phone number. That tweet has since been deleted.
Dobbs has nearly 800,000 followers. His original tweet with Leeds's address and phone number was retweeted more than 800 times.
The Hill has reached out to Fox Business for comment.
Leeds in a New York Times story published late Wednesday alleged that Trump groped her on a first-class flight more than three decades ago.
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