Bob Woodward criticizes CNN lawsuit, says it ‘isn’t a remedy’

Bob Woodward criticizes CNN lawsuit, says it ‘isn’t a remedy’
Bob Woodward (Image: YouTube screen grab via NBC)

[Ed. – If this champion of all things liberal opposes it, the suit must really be lame.]

Bob Woodward, a best-selling author and critic of President Donald Trump, said Tuesday night that CNN’s lawsuit against the Trump administration wasn’t the “remedy.”

Woodward, who gained fame for breaking the Watergate scandal, spoke at the Global Financial Leadership Conference in Naples, Florida where he recommended “more serious reporting” about what Trump’s actions, according to remarks flagged by the Washington Examiner.

“In the news media there has been an emotional reaction to Trump,” NBC News reporter Dylan Byers reported Woodward as saying. “Too many people for Trump or against Trump have become emotionally unhinged about this.”

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The lawsuit against the Trump administration, announced Tuesday, was prompted by the White House’s decision to suspend CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s “hard pass,” as the Free Beaconpreviously reported:

Acosta’s White House “hard pass” was suspended last week following a heated interaction where he refused to give up the microphone to a White House intern after an aggressive series of questions. Trump repeatedly told him to sit down, but he didn’t listen to him, which ultimately led him to be accused of manhandling the intern.

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