CNN is pushing back on claims that one of its lead news anchors was seen celebrating Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Overnight Cybersecurity: Equifax hit by earlier hack | What to know about Kaspersky controversy | Officials review EU-US privacy pact Overnight Tech: Equifax hit by earlier undisclosed hack | Facebook takes heat over Russian ads | Alt-right Twitter rival may lose domain MORE's historic nomination for president Thursday night, calling the accusation "absurd."

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A video circulating online shows anchor Wolf Blitzer dancing to Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" while drinking from a glass and waving his hands in the air, apparently at the network's CNN Grill in Philadelphia.

"CNN celebrates Hillary: Blitzer toasts speech, dancing, party!" reads a headline at the conservative Drudge Report, linking to the video.

But a CNN spokesman said Friday that Blitzer was not showing bias toward the Democratic nominee, only celebrating the end of the network's coverage of both parties' national conventions.

"After two straight weeks on the road covering both conventions, the last night at the Grill was a time to unwind, have a drink and celebrate CNN's tremendous success," said a statement from the network. 

"CNN staffers and their guests — both Republicans and Democrats, joined in the fun. To suggest it was anything more than that is, quite simply, absurd."