CNN seemed to bury the crime by warning the “big crowd” and the “small social distance” at the White House event commemorating the historic peace agreement between Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain.
On Tuesday, President Trump was joined by Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu, UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan and Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalif to sign the Abraham Accords, something the president hailed it as “the dawn of a new center”. East.”
However, CNN’s coverage of the event was less focused on the groundbreaking peace agreement and instead put the White House to shame for organizing such an event amid a pandemic.
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During the 3pm network program, CNN host Brooke Baldwin accused the president of “denying the science”
Baldwin pointed out that these events occurred following recordings of Trump’s interviews with Bob Woodward, who in the early months of the pandemic spoke about the dangers of the virus with the veteran reporter while at the time had a different tone publicly.
Then he addressed it to CNN White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins, who was accompanied by an on-air graphic that read, “TRUMP HOLDS A WHITE HOUSE EVENT WITH BIG CROWD, LITTLE SOCIAL DISTANCE.”
Collins reported that there were “more masks at this event” than previous ones, but credited “foreign delegations” who “wanted to adhere to stricter protocols”. He noted that many senior officials who attended the event were seen not wearing masks, including Attorney General William Barr, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and Coronavirus Task Force Member Dr. Scott Atlas.
He went on to confront Israel’s handling of the epidemic, which is re-launching a nationwide lockdown due to a resurgence of the virus requiring Israelis to stay within 500 feet of their home, noting that the rules are “very different. “for President Trump and his administration. .
“That’s a big difference, isn’t it?” Baldwin reacted.
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The CNN host then welcomed Dr. Rob Davidson, who he called an “emergency doctor” without revealing that he was previously a Democratic candidate for Congress in 2018, to charm the president, suggesting he “doesn’t care” about the potential. health risks from the White House event.
CNN has kept its overly negative, coronavirus-focused tone towards signing the Abraham Agreements throughout its programming.
NewsBusters editor-in-chief Curtis Houck criticized the liberal network for “downplaying” what it described as a “monumental achievement” of the Trump administration.
“Despite degrading itself as full of hypocrites when it comes to enforcing coronavirus pandemic guidelines, CNN doesn’t really care about ethics, so it will offer scoldings about who is and doesn’t wear masks or walks away socially and is. what they did today, with the denunciation of the signing of the Abraham Accords, “Houck told Fox News.
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Radio host Buck Sexton blasted the anti-Trump network in reaction to his on-air graphics that highlighted the lack of “social distancing” instead of the peace deal.
“Once again, CNN manages to be the worst news network but the best comedy channel,” wrote Sexton.
Conservative satirical site The Babylon Bee also enjoyed itself at the expense of CNN, running the title, “CNN criticizes Israel, Arab leaders for shaking hands in the midst of a pandemic.”
CNN downplayed Trump’s recent foreign policy achievements. Last week, the anti-Trump network completely avoided coverage of the peace deal announced between Israel and Bahrain during its prime-time training.
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Last month, “CNN Tonight” presenter Don Lemon used the Israel-UAE peace deal to mock Trump after National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien suggested the president should be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.
“Who knows why he wants a Nobel Prize so badly? … Oh, you know who has one, right? President Barack Obama!” the CNN anchor boasted.
Lemon’s peers, Anderson Cooper and Chris Cuomo, avoided the subject altogether, as did their prime-time competitors on MSNBC.