Watch This: Sharpton Slams O'Reilly's MLK March Correction

Bill O'Reilly apologized for incorrectly assuming that members of the GOP were not invited to speak at the 50th-anniversary celebration, saying that his viewers care about the facts. "Really?" MSNBC's Al Sharpton shot back. 

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Al Sharpton speaking on Bill O'Reilly's March on Washington correction (MSNBC screenshot)

MSNBC's Al Sharpton Friday slammed Fox News' Bill O'Reilly for being disingenuous in his apology for incorrectly assuming that members of the Republican Party were not invited to speak at the 50th-anniversary celebration of the March on Washington.

O'Reilly really struck a nerve with Sharpton when he said the apology was important because his viewers care about the facts.

"Really?" Sharpton shot back. "People watch The Factor for accuracy? Sounds like another false statement that needs to be corrected."

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