CNN’s April Ryan called out for fake claim that Trump was booed at White House event celebrating America

On Tuesday, CNN’s April Ryan posted a tweet claiming that President Trump was heckled and booed at a White House event celebrating America.

“Breaking: Reporters on the South Lawn have confirmed the @realDonaldTrump was heckled and booed when he came out to celebrate America,” she tweeted

According to the Daily Wire’s Ryan Saavedra, her colleagues quickly corrected her false claim.

“This is not true. There was a protester who shouted at Trump and was booed,” CNN’s Noah Gray tweeted.

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“After the anthem, this man shouted ‘stop hiding behind the armed services & the national anthem.’ He was booed then called a Cowboys fan,” Gray said in another tweet in which he included a video:

Ryan deleted the original tweet and posted this:

She also posted this “must-read” update:

Others didn’t let her off hte hook, however:

https://twitter.com/PrezCandidates2/status/1004112248284110850

One person noted:

Indeed it has:

https://twitter.com/steelerfan6rngs/status/1004139877007585280

Apparently not…

That, it would seem, is a bit too much to expect…

Ouch.  Incidents like this, by the way, are just part of the reason CNN was dubbed the “least-trusted” name in network news in January 2017.

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