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CNN Fires Back at Donald Trump Jr.: We Didn't Run Your Dad's Ad Because It's Racist
Written by <a href="index.php?option=com_comprofiler&task=userProfile&user=24110"><span class="small">Daniel Politi, Slate</span></a>   
Sunday, 04 November 2018 15:00

Politi writes: "CNN refused to take criticism from the president's son. Donald Trump Jr. slammed the news network Saturday, claiming in a tweet that it had refused to run a racist immigration-related ad that had been sponsored by Donald J. Trump for President."

Donald Trump Jr. speaks at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio U.S. July 19, 2016. (photo: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters)
Donald Trump Jr. speaks at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio U.S. July 19, 2016. (photo: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters)


CNN Fires Back at Donald Trump Jr.: We Didn't Run Your Dad's Ad Because It's Racist

By Daniel Politi, Slate

04 November 18

 

NN refused to take criticism from the president’s son. Donald Trump Jr. slammed the news network Saturday, claiming in a tweet that it had refused to run a racist immigration-related ad that had been sponsored by Donald J. Trump for President. “CNN refused to run this ad… I guess they only run fake news and won’t talk about real threats that don’t suit their agenda,” Trump Jr. tweeted.

CNN responded through its public relations account, noting that the editorial coverage on the network had made it “abundantly clear … that this ad is racist.” When the network was “presented with an opportunity to be paid to take a version of this ad, we declined,” noted @CNNPR. “Those are the facts.”

 

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+9 # wilhelmscream 2018-11-04 17:16
The ad IS racist!!
 
 
+9 # DongiC 2018-11-05 00:47
The fruit doesn't fall far from the tree. Looks like most of the family is pathetic. Certainly "Fredo" is!
 
 
+6 # Kootenay Coyote 2018-11-05 09:32
It’s clear which body is putting out ‘fake news’, & it isn’t CNN this time.
 
 
0 # MikeAF48 2018-11-05 18:24
I don't have the time of day for Trumps kid he has no place in this midterm election.