CNN cuts loose Trump surrogate Jeffrey Lord for tweeting the words “Sieg Heil!” at a prominent liberal activist.

CNN cuts loose Trump surrogate Jeffrey Lord for tweeting the words
CNN cuts loose Trump surrogate Jeffrey Lord for tweeting the words “Sieg Heil!” at a prominent liberal activist

CNN cuts loose Trump surrogate Jeffrey Lord for tweeting the words “Sieg Heil!” at a prominent liberal activist.

CNN severed ties with Jeffrey Lord on Thursday, hours after he ignited controversy by tweeting the words “Sieg Heil!” at a prominent liberal activist.
“Nazi salutes are indefensible,” a CNN spokesperson said in a statement. “Jeffrey Lord is no longer with the network.”
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Why you should care about White House Press briefings and the apparent shutdown of transparency in the Trump administration. 

Why you should care about White House Press briefings and the apparent shutdown of transparency in the Trump administration.

Inch by inch by inch, the Trump administration is rolling back press access, which means less information for the public. 

And lack of accessibility is only half the problem. Lack of accuracy in official statements is a big issue too.

CNN’s senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta was channeling other reporters on Monday when he threw this hands up in the air and said the administration is “stonewalling.”

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Watch Jim Acosta reporting on this event here.