CNN staffer says ‘obsessive’ Trump coverage will end ‘when he dies’

CNN staffer says ‘obsessive’ Trump coverage will end ‘when he dies’


CNN staffers were secretly filmed saying the network’s coverage of Donald Trump would only end ‘when he dies’ and complaining about Jeff Zucker’s obsession with the president being impeached in a third video taken by a whistleblower   Cary Poarch gave an interview to Project Veritas along with secretly recorded video tapes from inside CNN’s Washington bureau, which he says proves his claim that the company, and Zucker, are ‘obsessed’ with bringing the president down He has worked as a satellite uplink technician for the network for two years but has become disenfranchised by what he calls its obsession with covering Trump negatively  In a video published by Project Veritas on Thursday, a handful of employees painted a bleak picture of the network’s priorities  Patrick Davis, Manager of Field Operations who Poarch described as a ’30-year veteran’, complained: ‘All they’ve got to do is take an anchor and put him at the news desk and tell the news Network president Jeff Zucker (left) is accused by the whistleblower of pushing an anti-Trump ‘vendetta’ on reporters Cary Poarch (right), a former employee, secretly filmed staffers at the network Patrick Davis, Manager of Field Operations, was secretly filmed complaining that the network ‘wasn’t what it used to be’ and said it was now ‘so left leaning’ but failed to admit it’We’re so busy trying to get appointment viewership Even though we’re totally left-leaning, we don’t want to admit it.’We could be so much better than what we are  ‘You learn it in journalism school, we’re supposed to be middle of the road that’s our job Now, it’s all just infotainment is all it’s become.’There is no true media news outlet,’ he said   Davis added that he was ‘not happy’ with what the company does. ‘I’ve been here for a little while  I hate seeing what we were and what we could be and what we’ve become. It’s just awful  ‘Even though we’re totally left-leaning, we don’t want to admit it,’ he said. He added that he had not listened to Zucker’s daily 9am rundown call ‘for 15 years’ because it was ‘bulls**t ‘ Mike Brevna, a floor manager, said: ‘It’s like the Trump network, they don’t think about anything else ‘Scott Garber, a senior field engineer :’We used to cover news. We used to go out and do stories ‘Gerald Sisnette, a field production supervisor, said he saw no end in sight of the current agenda Field production superviser Gerald Sisnette was filmed recording saying the obsessive coverage would only stop when Trump dies  Others who were filmed include Nick Neville, a media coorindator at the network ‘This is a story that’s not gonna go away Trump in general. The only way it’s going to go away is when he dies. Hopefully soon,’ he said  One of Zucker’s 9am rundown calls was also played. In it, he and producers discuss a claim that President Trump wanted to put alligators and a moat along the border, an allegation that he has since denied  He was also said to have suggested that ICE agents should ‘shoot migrants in the legs’ to slow them down  Zucker said: ‘I know there’s 7,000 impeachment stories and I’m the one that’s saying we should just stay on impeachment but when you know a story of this magnitude comes and you can objectively say, you’re out of your mind You should do it and say it you’re out of your mind.’ Poarch, in other videos, said he wanted CNN to return to ‘reporting the news’  He said it was his dream to work for the network and that he was a registered Democrat  The network has not commented on the footage he took or the information he has shared   

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