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CNN Airs Segment on Trump’s Soda Habit While NYC Terror Attack Unfolded

CNN aired a segment on President Donald Trump’s soda consumption while New York City grappled with an attempted terrorist attack Monday morning.

The attack caused massive chaos near a New York City subway passageway near the Port Authority Bus Terminal during rush hour Monday morning.

While multiple outlets reported that a man allegedly detonated a pipe bomb in a subway corridor around 8:45 a.m., CNN broadcast a segment with the chyron, “NYT Report: Trump drinks a dozen diet cokes per day.”

Viewers quickly noticed and took the network to task for not reporting on the incident.

“More than an hour after the pipe-bomb story broke, CNN was busy with Trump’s Diet Coke,” crisis communication expert Yossi Gestetner tweeted, noting that the only mention of the incident was a tiny news ticker at the bottom of the screen saying, “New York police responding.”



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