(THE HILL) CNN is apologizing and has disciplined a producer who was caught on tape joking about president-elect Donald Trump’s plane crashing, according to a new report.
A video shows CNN national correspondent Suzanne Malveaux getting ready for a live shot and talking to a producer as Trump was arriving in Indianapolis on Thursday for his announcement about a deal with air conditioner manufacturer Carrier. The producer is discussing signals to the reporter about Trump's arrival.
“If I do this, it means he’s landed,” the producer is heard saying. “That means his plane’s crashed — no, I’m kidding.”
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A video shows Malveaux reacting with a stunned face and laughing at the comment.