CNN President Jeff Zucker has put President Donald Trump's attack on his network into three things. In a new episode…
CNN President Jeff Zucker has put President Donald Trump’s attack on his network into three things.
In a new episode of David Axelrod’s “The Ax Files” podcast, Zucker claimed that Trump’s overwhelming contempt for CNN came from its current relevance in the political landscape and the 1980s rises to prominence in New York at the same time as Trump.
It also has “to do with me,” said Zucker, who explained how his former strong friendship with Trump was likely to be a factor:
“We have had this long 20-year relationship, which was quite strong for a long time And, you know, Donald Trump did not understand, at the end that only because we were friends did not mean he would not be subject to proper review. He thought CNN would give him a passport because we were friends. He thought that CNN would be like Fox News and just give him glowing coverage all the time. “
Zucker noted that Trump would” get the coverage that suits and what he deserves, “but he would not” get anything just because we
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