Pro-Trump group protests CNN coverage

Pro-Trump group protests CNN coverage
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Two conservative groups protested CNN at the network’s Atlanta headquarters on Saturday.

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 30 people gathered outside the headquarters to protest the network's coverage of Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpOklahoma City Thunder players kneel during anthem despite threat from GOP state lawmaker Microsoft moving forward with talks to buy TikTok after conversation with Trump Controversial Trump nominee placed in senior role after nomination hearing canceled MORE.

“Beware fake news” and “CNN. Criminal News Network” were among the messages shared by protesters according to the Journal-Constitution.


The Media Equality Project, a group created to counteract criticism of conservative figures, said in a press release it would hold a demonstration aimed at combatting CNN’s “obsessive focus with conspiracy theories that have been debunked and stories based on discredited sources.”

News of the demonstration comes as Trump ratchets up his attacks on the cable network.

The president has referred to the network at “fake news” and “fraud news,” while White House aides Kellyanne Conway and Sebastian Gorka have ripped CNN during appearances on the network.

Trump tweeted out a professional wrestling video in July of him beating up a man with a CNN logo superimposed over his face.