CNN chief Jeff Zucker wanted to give Trump a weekly show, and said 'you can't be elected without my network'
CNN chief Jeff Zucker told Michael Cohen he wanted to give Trump a weekly show, offered to give him advice to help with the 2016 debate and said 'you can't be elected without my network', leaked audio reveals
- Leaked audio appears to have Jeff Zucker and Michael Cohen speaking just before the GOP primary debate on March 10, 2016, which CNN hosted
- Zucker boasted to Cohen that 'you cannot be elected president of the United States without CNN'
- The CNN head said he was 'fond' of Donald Trump but said he didn't want to talk over email at risk of Trump mentioning the correspondence at his rally
- Following the election, Zucker offered Trump a weekly show
- He also praised Trump's handling of his opponents during the primary