Parkland Student Kyle Kashuv Claims CNN Canceled Interview Over ‘Fake News’ Retweet: ‘They’re Complicit’


Kyle Kashuv, a survivor of the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, said on Wednesday that CNN canceled an interview with him after he retweeted an article calling a host on the network “Fake News.”

“My friend just got a call from @CNN. They’re canceling my interview because I quote RTed a Tweet where @ClayTravis called @BrookeBCNN a “fake news hypocrite” (and was quoted in the title). But don’t worry, CNN really wants to have the other side on, as long as they’re complicit,” Kashuv wrote.

The cancellation of Kashuv’s interview with Brooke Baldwin, he claimed, was because he tweeted out an article by the Daily Wire about Clay Travis calling the CNN host a “Fake News Hypocrite.”

“Can’t wait to be on Brooke’s show tomorrow!” Kashuv tweeted, along with a link to the Daily Wire article:

16-year-old Kashuv has become a notable figure in the aftermath of the Parkland shooting, namely because of his defense of gun rights diverges with the calls for gun control made by most of the prominent survivors of the shooting. Earlier in March, Kashuv met with President Donald Trump at the White House to discuss a bill to address school violence.

This story has been updated with details of Kashuv’s meeting with Trump.

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