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CNN PROVES they're the Clinton News Network

Conservative Review

Running cover …

Obfuscation is the norm at CNN … Yesterday was quite the news day with Jeff Flake announcing his retirement and the WaPo blockbuster about the DNC and the Clinton campaign paying for the Trump dossier. But before that, House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes announced a probe into the Russian Uranium One deal. Forced to cover it in a substantive way, CNN ran cover for Clinton.That included Dana Bash, who left out key facts about recent reporting by The Hill ­– not exactly a member of the “vast right-wing conspiracy” – breaking new ground on the story. I took Bash to task yesterday.

Less than 24 hours later, dossier news forgotten … After the Washington Post broke the news that it was the DNC and Hillary Clinton’s campaign that paid Fusion GPS – through a law firm intermediary – for the Trump dossier used by James Comey to get FISA warrants, CNN has moved on to covering Trump turmoil. Let’s be clear: We found out yesterday that Hillary Clinton and the DNC paid a retired foreign spy to collect intelligence on a political rival. Let that sink in. Meanwhile, CNN goes with this arrangement on its mobile home page this morning.

Jake Tapper deserves some credit … In response to Northeastern University journalism professor Dan Kennedy, Jake Tapper has been trying to set the record straight. This morning, he reminded Kennedy that the foreign spy was not brought on board until it was the Dems and Clinton paying Fusion GPS. It will be worth watching Tapper’s show today to see how much time he devotes to this.

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