US President Donald Trump has blasted the CNN president on Twitter, saying Jeff Zuker’s job is in “jeopardy.”
“Check out the fact that you can’t get a job at ratings challenged @CNN unless you state that you are totally anti-Trump? Little Jeff Zuker, whose job is in jeopardy, is not having much fun lately. They should clean up and strengthen CNN and get back to honest reporting!” the president tweeted on Tuesday morning.
Trump also denounced Zucker and “low-ratings CNN” and suggested that the news network does not hire journalists unless they state their opposition to the Trump administration.
Trump has repeatedly used the term “fake news” while referring to mainstream media reports. He has suggested that a contest be held to find out which of the “fake news” networks was most “dishonest” and “corrupt”.
Meanwhile, Zucker has hit back, arguing that Fox News has become a version of “state-run TV” for the Trump…