CNN Botches Basic Gun Fact, Then Refuses To Correct The Error

A CNN media reporter accused the Drudge Report of not caring about facts, then refused to correct inaccurate CNN reporting on guns.

It’s been a tough couple of weeks for CNN. First, an assistant to CNN chief Jeff Zucker was overheard on an airplane literally declaring war on the Trump administration. A few weeks after that, a CNN host thought it would be fun to stage a mock beheading of the president of the United States. Then CNN utterly botched its reporting on whether former FBI director James Comey would contradict Trump’s claim that Comey told him on three separate occasions that he was not a target of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) counter-intelligence investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

CNN spent hours breathlessly reporting, based on claims from anonymous sources, that Comey would publicly slap down Trump’s claim under oath. In fact, Comey did the exact opposite, and directly confirmed Trump’s claim. So how did CNN respond to its earlier reporting? Did it make a full correction? Of course not.

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