McEnany claims CNN cut away from Trump speech because the former president was having ‘a great moment’

Amid one of President Joe Biden’s “absolute worst” news cycles, a Fox News host charged CNN with coverage chicanery related to former President Donald Trump.

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Pushing tags of disinformation and misinformation while acting as arbiters of what is or is not pertinent, it has become increasingly commonplace for corporate media to cut away from the former president during live remarks

Such was the case Thursday on CNN when anchor Jake Tapper snarked to a snickering panel that he thought they’d had “all the legal analysis we’re gonna get out of President Trump,” as the GOP leader spoke at a press conference.

Once again coming to Trump’s defense, his former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany addressed the partisan move on “Outnumbered” Friday.

“What was their reason for pulling away, that Trump was having a great moment?” she asked of CNN’s decision to break away from the press conference. “Yesterday was arguably one of the best 24-hour news cycles for Trump, and one of the absolute worst for President Biden.”

“And when Trump took to his press conference, he spoke about the American people. He spoke about the issues. To your point, Iran. He talked about Israel. He talked about Ukraine. He talked about American steel jobs. The list goes on. The border. He was calm. He was measured. It was an excellent moment,” asserted McEnany.

“And contrast that with the Biden press conference; angry, defiant, defensive, about him, not about you,” she critiqued. “That’s what happened. If the Trump we saw yesterday meets the Biden we saw yesterday on a debate stage — game over, game over.”

As it happened, the former president’s press conference came following oral arguments before the Supreme Court for the case Trump v. Anderson that will determine whether or not he can remain on the ballot in Colorado.

With legal experts pointing toward a major victory for Trump based on questions from the liberal members of the court the same day that Biden appeared to implode during a press conference responding to his own legal challenges, the bias looked to be self-evident to many.

McEnany’s remarks followed repeated commentary that Trump had seemingly chafed over on how her former boss presented himself on the campaign trail. Leading up to and after Trump’s New Hampshire primary win against former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, the former spokesperson addressed the importance of appealing to various demographics.

“You need Independents. You need the suburban women. You need that tone,” she had said in part of a call for a message of unity.

Reacting to the commentary from McEnany, Trump posted on Truth Social, “I don’t need any advice from RINO Kayleigh McEnany on Fox. Just had a GIANT VICTORY over a badly failing candidate, ‘Birdbrain,’ and she’s telling me what I can do better. Save your advice for Nikki!”

Kevin Haggerty

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