CNN's Baldwin Cancels Kyle Kashuv After Seeing What He Tweeted About Her


CNN allegedly canceled an interview with pro-Second Amendment Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Kyle Kashuv after he retweeted a story describing network anchor Brooke Baldwin as a “fake news hypocrite.”

Kashav wrote on Tuesday, “Can’t wait to be on Brooke’s show tomorrow!” in a retweet of a story by The Daily Wire’s Ryan Saavedra that was critical of Baldwin.

In the piece, Saavedra wrote that the anchor was being hypocritical when she asked a porn star what she thought President Donald Trump reputedly wanted from her.

Baldwin went a step further, linking to the adult film actress’ Twitter account, which promotes her pornography.

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Saavedra saw hypocrisy in the line of questioning, given the CNN anchor previously kicked sportscaster Clay Travis off the air last September after he joked that he believed “in the First Amendment and boobs” in a segment about an ESPN anchor calling Trump a “white supremacist.”

Baldwin tweeted afterward that she found herself in a state of disbelief following Travis’ comment, writing “that is never okay” to say on her show.

Kashuv tweeted on Wednesday that his interview with Baldwin was canceled following his retweet of The Daily Wire story.

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“But don’t worry, CNN really wants to have the other side on, as long as they’re complicit,” the high school junior wrote.

The appearance was to be Kashuv’s first one-on-one interview on CNN, The Wrap reported. The network has prominently featured, on multiple occasions, Marjory Stoneman anti-gun rights students, including David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez.

Hogg recently stated on Bill Maher’s program that he hung up on the White House when he was invited to a listening session with Trump after last month’s shooting.

In another tweet on Wednesday, Kashuv wrote, “@CNN canceled my interview with them for a RT of an article that states actual facts in there, but for some reason they don’t say a word when people call @DLoesch a child murderer, the @NRA murderers, and @marcorubio is like looking down the barrel of an AR-15 on their network.”

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NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch tweeted she hoped CNN had not canceled Kashuv’s interview over his retweet, which she argued was based on facts.

“I really hope this isn’t why this happened, CNN,” she wrote. “(His) quote Tweeting an article wherein another was justifiably critical of some of your content seems a silly reason to cancel.”

A person familiar with the matter told The Wrap that CNN felt, “We can’t (on air) have someone on who openly says that our anchor is a fake news hypocrite and calls out our network.”

Kashuv, who has sought to bridge the partisan divide in Washington and spoken positively about Trump, has been invited to appear multiple times on Fox News.

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Randy DeSoto has written more than 3,000 articles for The Western Journal since he joined the company in 2015. He is a graduate of West Point and Regent University School of Law. He is the author of the book "We Hold These Truths" and screenwriter of the political documentary "I Want Your Money."
Randy DeSoto is the senior staff writer for The Western Journal. He wrote and was the assistant producer of the documentary film "I Want Your Money" about the perils of Big Government, comparing the presidencies of Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama. Randy is the author of the book "We Hold These Truths," which addresses how leaders have appealed to beliefs found in the Declaration of Independence at defining moments in our nation's history. He has been published in several political sites and newspapers.

Randy graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a BS in political science and Regent University School of Law with a juris doctorate.
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