“Shut all the way up, man.”
Oct 30, 2020
Fon News – CNN’s left-wing media reporter Brian Stelter showed an apparent lack of self-awareness Friday when he suggested that President Trump should be holding coronavirus task force briefings, something his network famously avoided covering.
President Trump has been holding rallies in key battleground states ever since he recovered from his own battle with the virus earlier this month.
Meanwhile, the number of cases in the U.S. have increased sharply in recent weeks, a fact Stelter said the president should address.
“Someday we’re going to look back and wonder, why wasn’t the president leading daily coronavirus task force briefings from the White House when the virus ripped across the country in late October of 2020?” Stelter asked.
However, CNN began airing less and less of the initial task force briefings this past spring after “CNN Tonight” anchor Don Lemon called on the network to not air them live.
After Lemon sent his message, the network would often avoid carrying remarks by the president, instead cutting in to hear from medical experts like Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Deborah Birx.
Even after the White House temporarily revived the briefings in July, CNN chose to skip the president’s remarks. Other times, the networks would skip the briefing altogether.
Critics blasted Stelter’s tweet, using CNN’s own coverage against him …
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