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Chris Cuomo backpedals after trashing CNN gig: ‘I’ve never been more grateful’

NEW YORK — CNN anchor Chris Cuomo has reaffirmed his dedication to CNN and his gratitude for his primetime perch, a day after the TV host expressed frustration at parts of his job.

“I’ve never been in a better position professionally, I’ve never been more grateful, I’ve never been on a better team,” Cuomo stated Tuesday on his SiriusXM present. “I love where I am. I love the position that I’ve been given. And I love who I’m doing it with.”

The newest feedback have been in marked distinction to the way in which he described his job 24 hours earlier than, saying he was bored with interviewing disingenuous politicians and didn’t “value indulging irrationality, hyper-partisanship.” He additionally stated: “I don’t like what I do professionally.″

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Cuomo clarified what he meant on Tuesday, saying “it is frustrating to do this job in an environment where people are not interested and open. It is hard to practice journalism when people are so intent on believing what they want to believe for political advantage.”

Cuomo has examined constructive for the coronavirus and has been broadcasting from his basement whereas in self-quarantine. He stated he’s been “rethinking a lot of things on an existential basis all the time.”

On Tuesday, he thanked the community for giving him a long-term contract and for its protection of the coronavirus, which he known as “phenomenal.” He stated he had no intention of leaving CNN however questioned how a lot a distinction he was making.

“I was talking about having legitimate questions,” he stated. “Is the way I do this working? If it’s not working can I do it differently, do I want to do it differently? Would that work?”


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