CNN’s Brooke Baldwin Rips Anti-Trump Guest for Dropping N-Word on Air (Video)

Tim Kenneally
The Wrap
CNN’s Brooke Baldwin Rips Anti-Trump Guest for Dropping N-Word on Air (Video)

Memo to “CNN Newsroom” guests: Check your racial epithets at the door.

CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin savaged a guest on “CNN Newsroom” Tuesday, after the guest hurled the N-word on the show.

Baldwin took author Charles Kaiser to task for using the slur while he was condemning President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for chief White House strategist, Steve Bannon.

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“Charles … just hang on a second,” Baldwin said. “Please don’t use the N-word on my show.”

“The more I’ve sat here and listened to the fact that somebody used the N-word on this show — it is not OK. It is not OK, Charles Kaiser,” she continued.

“I never use the N-word except when I’m quoting someone who’s been appointed by the President to serve in the Oval Office,” Kaiser protested, to no avail.

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Kaiser’s reasoning didn’t hold any water for the anchor.

“The claim that Mr. Bannon used the N-word, I’ve never heard of this, so there’s that,” an emotional Baldwin said, adding, “Take a break.”

Baldwin later tweeted, “Whether you’re quoting someone or not, using the N-word on my show is not OK. Period.”

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Watch Baldwin shut down her potty-mouthed guest in the video.

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