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CNN repeatedly calls Trump ‘vindictive and vulgar’ during White House speech

The battle between President Donald Trump and CNN heated up during his speech from the East Room of the White House about his acquittal on impeachment charges on Thursday.

CNN’s on-screen graphic during Trump’s speech called the president “vindictive.”

After the speech was over, CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin reported on the speech during which the chyron called Trump “vindictive and vulgar.”

During a panel discussion of the speech with the same graphic running CNN White House correspondent said that it was a “very disturbing tableau for the country,” and that Trump is “in deep psychological distress right now.”

On Friday, during CNN’s Early Start, reporting on the speech described Trump as going on a “rampage.”