‘Disgraceful’: White House spokesman rips CNN and MSNBC for cutting away from coronavirus briefing


One of President Trump’s greatest accomplishments was exposing the MSM for the fraudulent totalitarians that they are. #EnemyOfThePeople

The enemedia is more dangerous than the virus. They put American lives at risk to impose their totalitarian ideology.

Related: Americans trust Trump more than the media, and the NYT’s headline shuffle shows why

‘Disgraceful’: White House spokesman rips CNN and MSNBC for cutting away from coronavirus briefing

By Washington Examiner, March 24, 2020:

A White House spokesman slammed CNN and MSNBC for tuning away from a press briefing providing updates on the coronavirus pandemic.

Deputy White House press secretary Judd Deere ripped the networks on Monday night for cutting away from the task force’s briefing, thanking Fox News for covering nearly the entire event after the network only stopped its coverage toward the end of the news conference.

“Pretty disgraceful that @CNN and @MSNBC have both cut away from this @WhiteHouse briefing with @realDonaldTrump and @Mike_Pence during a global pandemic. Thank you to @FoxNews for keeping Americans informed. #COVID19,” said Deere.

The move from the networks came after MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow made the suggestion last week, arguing that the briefings serve as an opportunity for President Trump to spread “misinformation” that will “cost lives.”

Spokespeople for both CNN and MSNBC responded to Deere’s tweet, with a CNN representative telling the Hill, “If the White House wants to ask for time on the network, they should make an official request. Otherwise, we will make our own editorial decisions.” According to the MSNBC representative, the network tuned away “because the information no longer appeared to be valuable to the important ongoing discussion around public health.”

COVID-19 cases have appeared on every continent except Antarctica. Nearly 372,500 people have tested positive for the coronavirus around the world, and at least 16,000 have died from it. In the United States, more than 41,700 people have the coronavirus, leading to at least 573 deaths.

The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global pandemic nearly two weeks ago. More than 100,000 people worldwide have recovered from the illness. During the Monday briefing, the president indicated a desire to reopen the economy despite the climbing death toll.

Have a tip we should know? Your anonymity is NEVER compromised. Email tips@thegellerreport.com

The Truth Must be Told

Your contribution supports independent journalism

Please take a moment to consider this. Now, more than ever, people are reading Geller Report for news they won't get anywhere else. But advertising revenues have all but disappeared. Google Adsense is the online advertising monopoly and they have banned us. Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have blocked and shadow-banned our accounts. But we won't put up a paywall. Because never has the free world needed independent journalism more.

Everyone who reads our reporting knows the Geller Report covers the news the media won't. We cannot do our ground-breaking report without your support. We must continue to report on the global jihad and the left's war on freedom. Our readers’ contributions make that possible.

Geller Report's independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we believe our work is critical in the fight for freedom and because it is your fight, too.

Please contribute here.


Make a monthly commitment to support The Geller Report – choose the option that suits you best.

Pin It on Pinterest