Bloomberg Falsely Ties J.D. Vance’s Board Resignation to ‘Controversial’ Tweets
J.D. Vance, an Ohio-based venture capitalist and the author of the bestselling memoir “Hillbilly Elegy,” is pushing back against reports published in several prominent media outlets falsely linking his exit from a corporate board to two tweets the outlets deemed “controversial.”
The news outlets – including The Cincinnati Enquirer, The Lexington Herald Leader, the Associated Press, The New York Post and Bloomberg – all ran stories this week noting that Vance had exited the board of directors of AppHarvest, an East Kentucky-based green technology company.
But the various news stories all incorrectly stated that Vance resigned from board after publishing tweets about …