Skip to comments.Mike Pence Bans Coronavirus Task Force from CNN Until Network Broadcasts Full Briefings
Posted on 04/09/2020 12:28:25 PM PDT by bitt
The office of Vice President Mike Pence will no longer allow members of the White House coronavirus task force to appear on CNN unless the network broadcasts President Donald Trumps daily press briefings in their entirety.
Pences office, which is responsible for booking the officials on networks during the pandemic, said it will only allow experts such as Dr. Deborah Birx or Dr. Anthony Fauci to appear on CNN if the network televises the portion of the White House briefings that includes the vice president and other coronavirus task force members.
After Trump leaves the podium, CNN frequently cuts out of the White House briefing to discuss and fact-check what the President had said. A CNN executive said that the network usually returns to such programming because of the extensive length of the full briefing that includes Pence, which can run in excess of two hours.
Pences office has barred task force members from participating in interviews on CNN since last Thursday evening.
When you guys cover the briefings with the health officials then you can expect them back on your air, a spokesperson for the vice president told the network.
Top coronavirus task force members, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, have appeared frequently on CNN and other corporate media outlets since the pandemic began earlier this year. Fauci participated in five CNN town hall events, which featured hosts Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
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Maybe just ban CNN from the room. Freeze them out entirely.
Good Job, Vice President Pence!!
Can you hear their heads exploding over at CNN?? Music to my ears!
I like this guy more and more.
Good. Let CNN rot and die, and its remaining half-dozen viewers (airport lounge workers) will have to find something else to watch.
Good for Pence...
CNN - The Chinese News Network doesn’t deserve our support.
CNN press cards should be pulled...immediately...forever.
Taking out the garbage.....
Huge ZOT on CNN.
Woof Bitcher just got spanked.
Maybe Mike has fire in his belly after all.
Better yet, why not get a broader range of health care experts to particpatr in these briefinings? How about some psychiatrists to discuss the dangers of increased incidence of depression and suicide under mass unemployment thru endless shutdowns?
Also, how bout asking Fauci and Birx to take temporary pay cuts, show solidarity with the millions thrown out of work by their shutdowns?
So, cnn in their “wisdom” will probably stop the broadcast entirely then? VPP should pull all their creds.
Fauxcy has been videoed giving some LSMers the high sign on his way out of the briefing.
Then ban them from every network except OANN because I don’t think even Fox broadcasts the entire briefing. And maybe eve OANN doesn’t
surprised it took em this long... I suspect fake news MSDNC and the alphabets will be next, they collude....
I think this is part of a strategy to eventually phase out Fauci and Birx from the national spotlight... I know that Fauci has been critical of any attempts to silence him in the past, so I don’t see him sticking around much longer, but he needs to be fully muzzled.
good, we need to expose the cnn viewers to the malarkey from the cnn reporters.
Good. They can go watch crybaby Cuomo blather about needing 30-40,000 death machines, a/k/a ventilators.
Fredo creatively and deceptively edited an answer from the President and slammed the edited video clip and presented it as fact.
This is why they’re banned.
How about barring their journalists at the press conferences too.
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