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Once again, the 24-7-365 #TrumpHate network, CNN, has exposed its own bias against the president, and in a rather tone-deaf manner.

In recent weeks, the network has refused to correct, retract, or apologize for repeated false claims that POTUS Donald Trump referred to neo-Nazis as “very find people” during remarks about the 2017 riots in Charlottesville, Va.

However, on Tuesday CNN linked to its own report that, at the time, accurately noted that the president used “very fine people” in reference to protesters for and against the removal of a historic Confederate statue — not neo-Nazis.

Breitbart News reported that the context was a CNN report about a new book about the administration claiming Ivanka Trump stood up for her president father against then-economic adviser Gary Cohn regarding the Charlottesville ‘scandal.’

According to the New York Times, the new book, Kushner Inc., by journalist Vicky Ward, says that Ivanka told Cohn: “My dad’s not a racist.” (The White House has “dismissed the book,” the Times notes.)

CNN reported on the Times story and referred to the claim throughout the broadcast day Tuesday.

What’s notable is that CNN‘s article about the book linked to its own Charlottesville coverage.

The story, headlined, “Trump says both sides to blame amid Charlottesville backlash,” written by Dan Merica and published on August 16, 2017, leaves no question who Trump was talking about when he used the phrase “very fine people”:

Trump said there were some “very bad people” on both sides, but that there was some who came out to protest the removal of Robert E. Lee’s statue who were “fine people.”

“You had people in that group that were there to protest the taking down, to them, of a very, very important statue and a renaming of a park from Robert E. Lee to another name,” Trump said.

Pressed by reporters, Trump raised Washington and Jefferson, arguing there could be a slippery slope.

Breitbart editor-at-large Joel B. Pollack notes:

CNN’s own contemporaneous reporting contradicts what many of its main news anchors, contributors, and reporters — including Chris Cuomo, Anderson Cooper, Jim Acosta, April Ryan, and others — have claimed recently: namely, that Trump suggested “there are very fine people in the Nazis,” in Acosta’s words.

CNN has even edited video of Trump’s press conference deceptively to present a claim that its own coverage disproves.

There is another misconception about the Charlottesville incident for which the so-called “Mainstream” media has regularly mischaracterized the president: His statement that both sides were responsible for violence that day in Virginia.

As Politico reported, even Obama’s FBI and Department of Homeland Security designated Antifa anarchists as domestic terrorists:

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