Brian Williams mocked on Twitter during Pope Francis coverage

September 23, 2015 9:16 PM

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Brian Williams mocked on Twitter during Pope Francis coverage

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Former NBC Nightly News anchorman Brian Williams was mocked on Twitter Tuesday, after returning to television for live coverage of Pope Francis' highly anticipated visit to the United States.

Viewers on Twitter would not let Williams live down the falsified stories he reported on when he was in Iraq and started the trending hashtag #BrianWilliamsPopeStories as a way to joke about potential fake pope stories the journalist could produce.

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