Trump attacks CNN for firing Jeffrey Lord for tweeting out a Nazi salute

Trump attacks CNN for firing Jeffrey Lord for tweeting out a Nazi salute

Trump: "They fired Jeffrey Lord, poor Jeffrey," "he was probably fighting back a little too hard"

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From the August 22 edition of Fox News' coverage of President Donald Trump's rally in Phoenix, Arizona:

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DONALD TRUMP: And then you wonder why CNN is doing relatively poorly in the ratings, because they're putting like seven people, all negative on Trump, and they fired Jeffrey Lord, poor Jeffrey.

Jeffrey Lord. I guess he was getting a little bit fed up, and he was probably fighting back a little too hard. They said, "We better get out of here, we get him out."

Previously:

CNN's Jeffrey Lord just issued a Nazi victory salute. Really.

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