CNN president accuses Trump of endangering journalists’ lives

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CNN president Jeff Zucker accused the Trump White House of endangering the lives of CNN journalists.

  • “Quite literally, they put our lives at risk with their words and actions,” Zucker said during a speech at the RTDNF awards ceremony Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
  • CNN journalists have been the target of both physical and verbal abuse at Trump campaign events.
  • Donald Trump also tweeted a doctored video that made it appear he was hitting the CNN logo with a folding chair.
  • Trump has also been accused of trying to block the merger between AT&T and Time Warner, CNN’s parent company at the time, allegedly over his dislike of the network.