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CNN Sees Biggest Audience In Its 40-Year History

This will surely enrage Trump: An extraordinary stretch of news with the coronavirus pandemic and racial reckoning triggered by George Floyd’s death has led CNN to its biggest audience for any three-month period in the network’s 40-year history. CNN’s weekday prime-time audience of 1.95 million was up 120% over the same period last year, Nielsen said. Fox News, which has …

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MN State Cops Arrest CNN Crew During Live Broadcast

CNN reports: CNN journalist Omar Jimenez has been taken into police custody during a live broadcast at the site of the protests in Minneapolis, after clearly identifying himself to officers. Jimenez’s crew, including a producer and a camera operator, were also placed in handcuffs. The CNN camera was also taken into custody and continued to record as the crew was …

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Nunes Loses First Round In CNN Defamation Lawsuit

Law & Crime reports: CNN won a minor court battle against Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) on Friday. The network successfully moved to have Nunes’s defamation lawsuit transferred from a Virginia federal court to a much closer venue in New York City. “Only CNN is listed as a named defendant,” the filing states. “For reasons neither explained nor readily apparent, the …

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Trump Ad Gets Cease-And-Desist Letter From CNN

CNN reports: The ad takes a segment from CNN’s “The Situation Room” out of context. On March 30, anchor Wolf Blitzer asked Dr. Sanjay Gupta, “Well, is it accurate that if these steps had not been put in place, the stay at home orders, the social distancing orders, as the President said yesterday, it could have been 2 million people …

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Don Lemon Asks Trump Why He’s So Obsessed With Obama: Is It Because He’s Smarter And Better Looking?

“What is it about President Obama that really gets under your skin? Is it because he’s smarter than you? Better-educated? Made it on his own, didn’t need daddy’s help? Wife is more accomplished? Better looking? I don’t know, what is it, what is it about him? That he’s a Black man that’s accomplished being president? That he punked you on …

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Anderson Cooper Announces Birth Of Son [VIDEO]

From Anderson Cooper’s Instagram account: I want to share with you some joyful news. On Monday, I became a father. This is Wyatt Cooper. He is three days old. He is named after my father, who died when I was ten. I hope I can be as good a dad as he was. My son’s middle name is Morgan. It’s …

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Pence Drops Ban On Health Officials Appearing On CNN

CNN reports: Vice President Mike Pence’s office reversed course on Thursday afternoon, after declining for days to allow the nation’s top health officials to appear on CNN and discuss the coronavirus pandemic, in what was an attempt to pressure the network into carrying the White House’s lengthy daily briefings in full. After this story was published, Pence’s office allowed for …

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Jake Tapper To Trump: “What’s Your Plan?” [VIDEO]

“If I can take a moment, I would like to speak directly to one person known to watch this show, or at least clips of this show, President Trump. “Mr. President, I know you, like millions of Americans, are eager to have the nation go back to some semblance of normal. One of the questions the American people need answered …

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CNN Anchor Brooke Baldwin Sick With Coronavirus

CNN reports: CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin announced on Friday that she tested positive for coronavirus after experiencing symptoms a day earlier. “I am OKAY,” Baldwin said in an Instagram post announcing her diagnosis. “It came on suddenly yesterday afternoon. Chills, aches, fever.” Baldwin became the second CNN anchor to test positive for the virus. Chris Cuomo tested positive earlier in …

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CNN Anchor Chris Cuomo Tests Positive For Virus

New York’s WINS reports: CNN prime time anchor Chris Cuomo has tested positive for coronavirus. The Cuomo Prime Time made the announcement via Twitter Tuesday morning. Cuomo anchored his 9 p.m. ET hour Monday night from his home, and he says he will continue to do so as long as he is feeling well. Cuomo, on Twitter, said he’s “had …

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CNN Anchor Hands Douchebag Trump Flack His Head

The Daily Beast reports: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro found himself on the receiving end of a verbal buzzsaw Thursday afternoon when CNN anchor Brianna Keilar relentlessly grilled him on the administration’s lack of preparedness for the coronavirus pandemic, explicitly telling him he was “wasting everyone’s time.” “Right now, it looks like the capacity for the U.S. is going …

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Trump Campaign Sues CNN For “Defamation”

The New York Post reports: President Trump’s re-election campaign filed a libel lawsuit against CNN on Friday night — the third such suit against a media organization in the last 10 days. The suit, filed in US District Court, alleges that CNN intentionally published “false and defamatory” statements about the Trump campaign seeking help from Russia to win the 2020 …

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Original CNN Anchor Bobbie Battista Dies At Age 67

CNN reports: Former CNN anchor Bobbie Battista has passed away at the age of 67, according to a family spokeswoman. Battista passed away on Tuesday morning after a four year battle with cervical cancer, according to Wendy Guarisco, family spokeswoman. “Bobbie was the consummate trooper in her struggle with cancer, she was courageous and fearless in her battle and thoughtful …

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CNN Hires Andrew Yang As Political Commentator

CNN reports: Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is joining CNN as a political commentator, the network announced Wednesday. “I’m excited to join @CNN to help shed light on the election and the candidates’ experiences,” Yang wrote in a tweet following the announcement. “Learned a lot these past months and am glad to contribute to the public discussion.” He’ll appear …

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Sanders Won’t Release His Medical Records [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Bernie Sanders said Tuesday night that he is not planning to release any additional medical records. Sanders, 78, suffered a heart attack in October during a campaign event. He had a blockage in one artery and two stents were inserted, his campaign said at the time. Speaking during CNN’s town hall in Las Vegas, Sanders was asked …

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CNN Contributor Defends Limbaugh’s Attack On Pete Buttigieg: Only Biden Compares To Trump’s Manliness

“Is anybody going to look masculine next to Donald Trump on stage? I think the only Democrat out there would be Joe Biden. Do I think it should matter on the issue of his sexuality? No. Now, I do think and I talked about this on my radio show literally yesterday with only Democrats calling in, does it matter that …

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WH Bans CNN From Traditional Pre-SOTU Luncheon

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s targeting of CNN is moving to yet another arena: The annual presidential lunch with television network anchors. CNN anchors are being excluded from Tuesday’s lunch, three sources said on Monday night. Trump, like presidents before him, typically invites anchors from all the major networks to dine with him at the White House in advance of …

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Gabbard Complains CNN Froze Her Out Of Town Halls

The Hill reports: Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) says she’s received no explanation or response from CNN regarding not being invited to a series of town halls the network is hosting in New Hampshire days before a crucial primary there in February. Gabbard is currently polling 4.8 percent in the RealClearPolitics index of polls in New Hampshire, ahead …

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CNN Cancels Iowa Town Halls Due To Senate Trial

Via press release from CNN’s communications team: CNN has canceled the Democratic presidential town halls scheduled to take place next week ahead of the Iowa caucuses because of the ongoing impeachment trial, a CNN spokesperson said Thursday. The network is working on rescheduling the town halls, the spokesperson said. CNN was scheduled to host the leading contenders for the Democratic …

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CNN Announces Moderators For Next Dem Debate

CNN reports: The seventh Democratic presidential debate will be moderated by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and Abby Phillip as well as The Des Moines Register’s Brianne Pfannenstiel next week, the network announced on Wednesday. Blitzer anchors “The Situation Room” on CNN. Phillip is a political correspondent for the network. Pfannenstiel is chief political correspondent for the Register. CNN, in partnership with …

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