Nets Hype Yelling at Trump Cabinet Meeting; ABC, NBC Still Skip ISIS Capture

NewsBusters | 5/11/2018 | Staff
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All three networks on Friday morning found time for the gossipy, unverified report that Donald Trump yelled at Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. But NBC and ABC are STILL ignoring the news that five top ISIS leaders have been captured in Iraq and 40 more were killed in an air strike.

CBS This Morning on Friday allowed a scant 42 seconds of air time to military win against terror. Co-host Gayle King explained: “Five senior ISIS leaders have been captured in a joint mission involving Iraqi and U.S. backed Syrian-backed forces. Their confessions were broadcast on Iraqi state television.”

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She added: “Iraq’s government says it killed another 40 ISIS members in an air strike using information gathered in those interrogations. The five alleged terrorists include one described as a close aide to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al- Baghdadi.”

King noted the Pentagon referring to these arrests as a “significant blow to ISIS.” In a show of priorities, however, CBS devoted two minutes and 27 seconds to Trump apparently screaming at his DHS Secretary for not securing the border fast enough: “The Secretary of Homeland Security nearly quit this week...
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