[VIDEO] Brian Stelter Didn't Stand a Chance Against Meghan McCain During His Appearance on "The View"

While appearing on “The View” on Wednesday, CNN host Brian Stelter found himself in the hot seat as Meghan McCain confronted him about the many scandals that have recently plagued his network.

McCain made it clear that she had come prepared for this interview, as she wasted no time in rattling off a list of controversies that CNN has been embroiled in as of late:

“There are some ethical questions that are being thrown around about CNN lately. There is 2016 audio of your president Jeff Zucker offering debate advice to President Trump that was released, Jake Tapper was recently caught, allegedly, trying to influence a congressional election and I had serious problems with the way Chris Cuomo has a recurring primetime, sort of comic routine with his brother instead of asking about policies that were literally sending my friend Janice Dean’s relatives to die in nursing homes. So, with the criticism of CNN, do you believe that this is acceptable?”

A clearly uncomfortable Stelter responded by first saying that McCain should “write a book” since she could list off so many negative CNN headlines in such a short amount of time. Once he had his bearings, however, Stelter pretty much dismissed the question.

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“A lot of them are cherry picked… but look, I’m not a spokesperson for CNN, it’s not for me to comment on these,” Stelter said, before getting up on his anti-Trump soapbox.

“Here is what I do think is sad, though. I think it’s sad that private conversations get leaked out, get distorted and then, you know, they become polarized and weaponized,” he continued. “That’s the environment we’re in and that’s sad. You know, if our text messages or if my phone calls with friends were suddenly taken out of context and distorted… let me put it this way, I think the Trump age has ruined a lot of friendships. I think that’s really sad.”

Stelter did not seem to see the irony in whining about leaks, when his network has been reporting on the leaks coming out of the Trump administration nonstop ever since the current president took office.

This came days after McCain called out CNN for the way the network has covered the ongoing violence that is happening all over the country.

“I think that the media, particularly CNN, has done a real disservice by trying to downplay the violence so much,” she said on Monday.


This piece was written by PoliZette Staff on September 17, 2020. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.

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