CNN Producer CAUGHT Slamming Network's Russia Coverage

Jun. 27 2017, Published 2:39 p.m. ET

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Just one day after three CNN staffers resigned over the removal an alleged article on the investigation into a Russian investment fund in connection with President Trump's administration, another scandal hit the network.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, an undercover video, shot by a right-leaning government watchdog group, was released Tuesday morning, revealing a CNN producer critiquing the network's "witch hunt" coverage of Russia and the Trump administration .

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The video, nearly nine minutes long and released by Project Veritas, shows supervising producer John Bonifield claiming that the network's constant Trump coverage is all ratings-based.

When asked if the network's coverage of Russia is "bulls**t," Bonifield answered: "Could be bulls**t. I mean, it's mostly bullshit right now. Like, we don't have any giant proof."

Meanwhile, a CNN spokesperson said the network will not be releasing a statement about the video, THR reports.

It didn't take long for Trump's camp to slam CNN, with Donald Trump Jr. advising Twitter followers: "For those who haven't seen this I urge you to watch. Now let's end the bs and let @realDonaldTrump focus 100% of his energy on #maga."

"They caught Fake News CNN cold," President Trump tweeted of the incident, adding in another post that "Fake News CNN is looking at big management changes now that they got caught falsely pushing their phony Russian stories. Ratings way down!"

According to insiders, however, Bonifield is not expected to be punished by CNN for his actions.

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