Skip to comments.Arpaio sues CNN for defamation after network wrongly calls him a 'felon'
Posted on 12/11/2018 9:50:02 AM PST by jazusamo
Former Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio sued CNN on Monday, arguing the cable outlet inaccurately labeled him a felon in a broadcast and has made no efforts to correct its mistake.
Mr. Arpaio was found guilty of a misdemeanor contempt of court last year, not a felony and was quickly pardoned by President Trump. He has asked the courts to expunge his original misdemeanor conviction, in a case thats still pending.
In his lawsuit, filed in federal district court in Washington, D.C., Mr. Arpaio also sued Huffington Post and Rolling Stone, which he says also made inaccurate statements about his legal troubles.
Huffington Post reported that he was sent to prison for his conviction, but he says he never served a day. He said the article was uncorrected at the time of his lawsuit though by Monday night a correction had been appended.
Rolling Stone did silently change a web story inaccurately labeling him an ex-felon, Mr. Arpaio says, but he argued that without alerting readers to the change anyone who read the original piece wouldnt know of the inaccuracy.
The CNN broadcast remained on the companys website Monday night, including the section where anchor Chris Cuomo called Mr. Arpaio a convicted felon.
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The Mistrusted Name in News...............
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“May piss be upon them”
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