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CBS News 13 Aug 2019

CNN backs Chris Cuomo after his rant over "Fredo" insult goes viral

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CNN anchor Chris Cuomo unloaded a string of obscenities at a heckler who called him "Fredo," an insult Cuomo said was like the N-word for Italians. CNN said Cuomo had the right to defend himself. CBSN's Anne-Marie Green has the story.


CNN's Chris Cuomo gives his take on the aftermath of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, and says President Trump needs to consider how people perceive his own words and actions.
CNN host goes off on a heckler who mocked him as 'Fredo'; reaction and analysis from 'The Five.' #TheFive #FoxNews

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Even President Trump is weighing in on CNN reporter Chris Cuomo's foul-mouthed tirade against a heckler who referred to him as "Fredo," an anti-Italian slur which Cuomo alleges is the equivalent of "the N-word." Civil rights attorney Robert Patillo and conservative commentator Steve Malzberg join News.Views.Hughes to discuss the controversy.
CNN's Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon discuss President Trump's Twitter war against the media, notably a tweet aimed at CNN and Cuomo.

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