Blitzer Teams with Ex-Obama Official to Send Love Letter to ‘Free and Independent’ CNN International

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As expected, CNN responded to President Trump’s weekend tweet criticizing CNN International by basking in self-righteous indignation, including a Monday afternoon response by Wolf Blitzer that featured hilarious claims such as CNNi being “free and independent” while proving Trump’s point by inviting on a former Obama official to sing their praises.

Blitzer spent the remaining seven minutes and 23 seconds of his eponymous show that’s simulcast on CNN and CNN International pushing a proverbial love letter that began with a brief commentary, stating how, “[f]or nearly four decades, CNN has been a constant here in the United States and around the world.”

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