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CNN Rejected Trump First 100 Days Ad Because of ‘Fake News’ Graphic

By now you’ve either seen or heard about the First 100 Days ad put out by the Trump campaign. Here’s a refresher:

At one point during the ad, this graphic appears:

trump ad

Well, CNN has refused to run the ad, and the Trump campaign isn’t happy.

A statement on their website titled “Fake News Station Refuses to Run Ad Highlighting the President’s First 100 Days” says, in part, the following:

“It is absolutely shameful to see the media blocking the positive message that President Trump is trying to share with the country. It’s clear that CNN is trying to silence our voice and censor our free speech because it doesn’t fit their narrative,” said Michael Glassner, Executive Director.

CNN takes issue with the ad’s message calling out the mainstream media for peddling fake news and not reporting on the fact that President Trump is making America great again.

CNN PR responded on Twitter by saying that their objection centered around the above graphic:

[image via screengrab]

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