Piers Morgan Defends Trump Against CNN


Trump supporter and former CNN host, Piers Morgan called out his former media organization regarding their coverage of the President.

On a Wednesday night interview with Fox’s Sean Hannity, Morgan deemed recent media coverage as “un-American.” He specifically called out his former employer, CNN, and the recently Trump-criticized New York Times.

In the interview, Morgan states:

“I think that [U.S. media coverage of Trump] is un-American. I don’t think it’s a patriotic thing that they’re doing. I think it’s nakedly partisan. It’s driven by The New York Times, who were completely in the tank for Hillary Clinton. And I think that as a journalist who worked at CNN for four years. There’s a lot of good people there. I think they’ve got to be careful, all of them.”

The British native also called into question CNN reporters’ partisanship:

“They’ve got to look at what they’re doing here and ask themselves, is this legitimate journalistic rigor? Or is it incredibly partisan, often nakedly abusive treatment of a new president? And I think I’m afraid it’s bordering on the latter.”

Morgan, who served as a CNN host from 2011-2014 before his poorly-rated program was canceled, recently went on another interview with Bill Maher on Maher’s HBO show. He defended Trump’s proposal to bar migrants from seven predominantly-Muslim countries, reiterating that it was not a “Muslim ban” from the U.S.

H/T: The Hill

If you would like to receive Breaking News text alerts on a smartphone or tablet, download the DML APP which is completely FREE and easy to use. Go to the Google Play Store or the IOS App Store and search for DML APP. Be sure to keep the app’s notifications setting on. Another way to receive alerts is to text to 40404 the following message: follow @realdennislynch (be sure to put a space between the word follow and the @ symbol).

To see more stories like this, sign up below for Dennis Michael Lynch’s email newsletter.


Comment via Facebook

Send this to a friend