‘America was served very well by what we did last night’: CNN chairman defends Trump town hall
CNN chairman and CEO Chris Licht spent Thursday morning defending his network’s town hall with U.S. President Donald Trump from critics — including much of his own staff.
During an internal staff call, Licht told CNN employees he was aware of the backlash to Wednesday’s raucous 70-minute with Donald Trump. But he pointed out that the event made news, pinning Trump down on issues including Russia's war in Ukraine, abortion, the Jan. 6, 2021 riots, and election results.
“There is so much that we learned last night about what a second...