Report: Jeff Zucker Forbade CNN Staff from Investigating ‘Trump Talking Point’ Coronavirus Lab Leak Theory
Former CNN President Jeff Zucker ordered employees during then-President Donald J. Trump’s administration not to investigate the theory that the coronavirus pandemic was sparked by a lab leak in China, calling it a “Trump talking point,” according to a report.
A “well-placed CNN Insider” told Fox News Digital that Zucker issued the directive in the early stages of the pandemic.
On March 13, 2020, Harmeet Kauer, a “culture writer” for CNN, called the notion that the virus may have started in a laboratory a “fringe theory.”
Her colleague, Scottie Andrew, on...