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Poll: Anderson Cooper is the most-trusted name in news -- Tucker Carlson is more trusted than Gayle King, Rachel Maddow and Jake Tapper

A Economist/YouGov poll that asked 1,500 Americans about their news consumption habits found that CNN's Cooper was the most-trusted news personality, followed by ABC News' David Muir and Fox News' Bret Baier. The least trusted include MSNBC's Joy Reid and CNN's Don Lemon. ALSO: The same poll found that CNN is the most "trustworthy" cable news network, while Fox News is the most "untrustworthy."
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Chris Cuomo Is Going After CNN For A Ton Of Money After 'Smear Campaign,’ Ropes In Pal Don Lemon, Jake Tapper And More

Chris Cuomo, former reporter at CNN and brother of former Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo, was fired from the cable news channel in December of last year. Months later, the previous TV mainstay has filed arbitration paperwork against the network, arguing that his firing was not justified and that it was a “smear campaign” to destroy his name in the industry. He’s now asking the network for a whopping $125 million.
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Chris Cuomo's $125 million arbitration claim against CNN throws his "bestie" Don Lemon "under the bus" -- and Jake Tapper

Not only did Cuomo's arbitration filing Wednesday refer to former CNN president Jeff Zucker's transgressions with head of marketing Allison Gollust, but it also accuses Zucker of overlooking "major transgressions" by CNN stars Jake Tapper and Lemon, reports The Daily Beast, which notes that Cuomo and Lemon were once so close they co-hosted a podcast together. Cuomo's filing alleges Lemon breached CNN's ethical guidelines after former Empire star Jussie Smollett testified that Lemon personally warned him that Chicago police didn’t believe his false accusations of a hate crime. It appears that he and Cuomo are no longer pals, since Lemon denounced Cuomo for allegedly being behind Zucker's ouster. “Did you think about what message it sends to the journalists in this company and to the larger public, that someone can be found to break with those journalistic standards and then get paid handsomely for it?” Lemon was quoted as saying at a staff meeting. Cuomo's filing also His filing cited how Tapper faced no internal inquiry for privately suggesting that Republican congressional candidate Sean Parnell run in a “safer” district instead of against incumbent Rep. Conor Lamb (D-PA).
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CNN's Jake Tapper tackles Trump's 'revisionist history' about Putin. Eric Trump adds to it on Fox News.

"The war in Ukraine is entirely the fault and responsibility of one man, Vladimir Putin, though of course decades of misjudgments in Western foreign policy set the stage for him," CNN's Jake Tapper said Monday night. "Recently, however, former President Donald Trump and his allies have been engaging in quite a bit of revisionist history about this matter," claiming, among other things, that Putin never would have invaded Ukraine if Trump were still president.

Jake Tapper Addresses Prince William's Misquoted Statement About War in Ukraine: 'It Remains Ahistorical'

Jake Tapper is addressing the controversy around Prince William's misquoted statement about the ongoing war in Ukraine. The CNN anchor, 52, was one of many social media users who criticized the royal after he was quoted by royal correspondent Richard Palmer inside the Ukrainian Cultural Centre in London on Wednesday, saying "it's very alien to see this in Europe. We are all behind you." The reporter's pool report also indicated that "[William] said Britons were more used to seeing conflict in Africa and Asia."
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Peacemaker: Jake Tapper Has Hilarious Reaction to New VFX Video

When it comes to comic book content, CNN anchor Jake Tapper isn't afraid to let his fandom flag fly. The journalist has done everything from sharing his opinions about Ryan Reynolds playing Deadpool to questioning journalistic integrity in the Snyderverse. It appears Tapper is also a fan of Peacemaker, the DC show that ended its first season on HBO Max last month. Yesterday, a new VFX reel was shared by James Gunn, and Tapper had a hilarious response.
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CNN's Jake Tapper calls Biden's rejection of Army’s after-action report on Afghanistan 'insulting'

Sunday’s "State of the Union" featured a critique of President Biden’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan by CNN host Jake Tapper. A preview of Biden’s pre-Super Bowl interview aired on "NBC Nightly News" with Lester Holt on Thursday. In the segment, Biden admitted that he rejected the U.S. Army investigative report that argued the administration was not prepared to pull out troops from Afghanistan in August.
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