CNN fired back at Fox News host Tucker Carlson and conservative Twitter critics attempting to claim the cable news network had stopped airing their coronavirus tracking graphic, including the death count, from airing on their programs after the numbers could no longer be blamed on former President Donald Trump. The claim is false, as CNN has continued to air the counter after the election, as well as after President Joe Biden was sworn into office.
“It’s Joe Biden’s first day in office, and you know what that means. CNN can finally take that Covid death ticker off his screen,” Carlson stated on Thursday night. “CNN dutifully removed it this morning.”
The false attempt to tar CNN also came from conservative