On Tuesday, Mediaite reported that CNN president Chris Licht told CNN staffers on a Tuesday conference call to refrain from referring to Trump’s claims as “The Big Lie” because that phrase is seen as a Democratic talking point.
“It’s worrisome that we’re being told how to talk about one of the worst things that ever happened to American democracy,” an anonymous CNN source reportedly said to Mediaite. “We have to call lies, lies, whether they’re small lies or big lies. Is there any lie bigger than that lie?”
Licht took over the network this past spring after Jeff Zucker was forced