CNN Tried To Swipe Trump Over WH Staff, Backfires BIG TIME When Someone Looked At Their Staff

CNN has yet again made themselves the laughing stock of the media industry after an attempt to swipe President Trump horrifically backfired.

The news outlet recently pushed a report titled, “President Donald Trump has no black people in the senior White House staff.”

The report was published shortly after an interview between White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway and ABC News where Conway was seemingly unable to name a black senior official in the West Wing.

Conway was asked, with the departure of Omarosa from the White House, who was the most senior black official in the West Wing. Conway initially named Housing and Urban Development Secretary and world renown neurosurgeon Ben Carson as the highest-ranking member of the Trump administration, perhaps misunderstanding the question. She then said she could name several more, but did not.

Here’s CNN’s response:

None of President Donald Trump’s senior White House officials are black.

Only a handful of his senior staff are of Latino, Asian or Arab descent, according to a CNN review of 48 senior White House officials. Instead, the President is being advised by a senior White House staff that is overwhelmingly white.

The lack of diversity in Trump’s West Wing comes back into focus as Trump’s longtime adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman, the only African-American to serve in a senior role in Trump’s White House, re-emerged into the public arena to promote her new book. In the eight months since Manigault Newman was fired, Trump has yet to appoint a single African-American to a senior White House role as either an assistant or a deputy assistant to the President.

Like Conway also argued in the interview, President Trump deals with members of the African American community on a daily basis, whether they be in his cabinet, members of the military, law enforcement, or intelligence organizations; or if he invites them to the White House directly. Just last week, the president hosted a number of pastors and bishops from churches across the country. There, Ohio pastor Darrell Scott said, “This is probably going be… the most pro-black president that we’ve had in our lifetime.”

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People were quick to brush CNN’s swipe as just another anti-Trump piece from a predominantly anti-Trump network – that is, until someone looked up CNN’s senior staff.

Notice anything?

Here’s the screenshot directly from their website:

Some people online were quick to notice the lack of diversity:

A user who replied to the post suggested a theory why there are not more black people working in the White House:



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