Tense phone call leak reveals Jake Tapper and Kaitlin Collins blaming Chris Cuomo for Zucker being ousted

A leaked phone call between Jake Tapper, Kaitlin Collins and Jason Kilar, CEO of CNN’s parent company Warner Media, reveals Jake Tapper and Kaitlin Collins blaming Chris Cuomo for the ouster of Zucker.

Here’s a transcript of Tapper’s comment to Kilar, where Tapper clearly blames Cuomo for Zucker’s ‘unwilling’ resignation:


 
According to Michael Grynbaum, a New York Times reporter, the conversation went on for more than an hour. He shares some of the details of the phone call, starting with the part from Tapper which you’ve already read:

 
Kaitlin Collins then jumps in, agrees with Tapper and begins grilling Kilar about Zucker’s ouster:

I have no empathy for Fake News CNN and if Cuomo did burn down the whole company, it would only be a good thing.


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