- Sky News Australia
A CNN staffer has been caught on camera admitting the network tried to undermine Trump during the 2020 election, calling his own employer a “propaganda” outlet. Charlie Chester, a technical Director at CNN, was secretly filmed while on a series of fake Tinder dates with a woman who was an undercover journalist for right-wing group Project Veritas. Mr Chester, who was filmed without his knowledge, said the network helped defeat Mr Trump. “Look at what we did, we got Trump out,”Mr Chester said. “I am 100% going to say it. And I 100% believe it that if it wasn’t for CNN, I don’t know that Trump would have got voted out.” Project Veritas released the full secret recordings on the group’s YouTube account. Conservatives have slammed CNN and claimed the tapes showed the network’s endemic bias against Republicans. CNN has not yet released a statement regarding the story, nor has the network confirmed if Mr Chester is still an employee.