Sean Hannity recently invited Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on to his Fox News show to discuss the refugee crisis.

During the interview, Hannity suggested Barack Obama had outlined plans to accept 250,000 Syrian refugees.

Bush responded:

We can’t take 250,000 refugees. I’ve never heard that, and that would be impossible to imagine logistically for us to screen.

The reason he’d never heard of the figure before is because, as Politifact points out, it had never been suggested.

Hannity appears, at their best guess, to have sourced the statistic from a fake story on, a parody news site.

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