New Audio Outs CNN Chief Jeff Zucker as an Early Trump Supporter

CNN President Jeff Zucker at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, in 2018. (Sergio Perez/Reuters)
If Jeff Zucker had gotten his way, it now appears Trump would have gotten a pass — right into a CNN studio.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE B efore Jeff Zucker devoted his channel full-time to attacking President Trump, he did his best to ensure candidate Trump’s rise, according to newly revealed audio recordings of the CNN chief’s pandering to the Trump campaign.

Like his network’s talking heads, Zucker has long claimed that CNN’s coverage to Trump is guided by a commitment to the Truth and nothing else.

“We’re not pro-Trump and we’re not anti-Trump — we’re pro-truth,” he told the Los Angeles Times last October. “I want to thank the entire organization for its collective sense of purpose. CNN has never been more essential. CNN has never been stronger,”

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