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Christiane Amanpour on Trump’s attacks against CNN: “I’m outraged, but I don’t take it personally”

CNN International anchor Christiane Amanpour spoke with The New York Times about her program, Amanpour., and about her replacing Charlie Rose on PBS.

Now, CNN’s chief international correspondent’s program airs both on CNN as well as stateside on PBS.

When asked about President Trump’s attacks on CNN, Amanpour responded, “Of course I’m outraged, but I don’t take it personally. I think it’s just a silly distraction. But do I think that we’re in trouble? Not one iota.”

The reporter argued that CNN may even benefit from Trump’s attacks, but Amanpour disagreed with that notion. “Well, that might’ve been true in the early days, but I don’t think anybody benefits from this kind of sustained assault.”

Just last week, a man was arrested for threatening to “gun” down the employees at the CNN Center over claims of “fake news,” a favorite saying of the president’s.

“It’s not just damaging to a network — it’s damaging to civil society and to the United States’ democracy, which is based on knowing the difference between truth and lies. Truth leads to democracy, lies lead to dictatorship and this is where I think people, whether it’s the president or people around him, are not fully aware of the real impact of what they’re saying.”


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4 Comments on Christiane Amanpour on Trump’s attacks against CNN: “I’m outraged, but I don’t take it personally”

  1. Thanks Christiane Amanpour for sticking up with your fight for justice. I am disappointed that you are less seen in the public. I know that this is probably personal choices you have made, however, you are missed!!!!!!!!

    On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 12:09 AM, CNN Commentary wrote:

    > Allan posted: “CNN International anchor Christiane Amanpour spoke with The > New York Times about her program, Amanpour., and about her replacing > Charlie Rose on PBS. Now, CNN’s chief international correspondent’s program > airs both on CNN as well as stateside on PBS. Wh” >

  2. WHY can’t anyone see that this lunatic President is trying to lead us to war, as HIS LEGACY OF A PERSONAL WAY TO GO. HE IS A SHI. DISTURBER, look at what he is doing to his own government!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Everything is becoming troubling because of the money laundering in Russia as well as Russians laundering in America and that is the collusion. The black money exchanging hands. If that is acceptable to the American public, then giving TRUMP a pass on all the other garbage they have on the TRUMPS. The son Jr. even got involved in the dossier protecting his FADDER!!! which was also approved by Trump before his son put it out there on Twitter. That is also collusion. They should nail him to a cross, because he thinks he is Jesus, he shouldn’t object to that sacrifice for his supposed people.

  4. I would like to count every time a Republican says “I think”or “maybe” or “I believe” or simple “don’t recollect” every time they are questioned by the NEWS or as a matter of fact anybody.

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