Ex-CNN commentator hosts video 'news' segment on Trump Facebook page

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In a video posted July 20 on Donald Trump's official facebook page, Lara Trump appeared, saying, "I just want to remind you, if you're exhausted of all the fake news out there, remember, you can tune in right here on our facebook page every week".

CNN also reported that McEnany was not let go by the network, where she began as a paid contributor past year, but had asked to be let out of her contract to take the new job.

After announcing her exit as a CNN commentator on Saturday, Kayleigh McEnany appeared in a video on President Donald Trump's Facebook page one day later. McEnany has since left her position as a contributor at the network, and the latest step in her career was announced on Monday.

McEnany later said she had meant refer to James Foley, who was executed by the Islamic State militant group in 2014.

A Harvard Law School graduate, McEnany defended Trump on CNN during the 2016 presidential election.

In the segment from Trump Tower in New York, McEnany read positive headlines for the administration and praised Trump's agenda.

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The May 24 national poll found American voters believe Trump is abusing his powers; job approval remains at historic low. That's a 7-point swing in Democrats' direction since last week, when voters were split at 40 percent for each party.

Trump supporters hit back, saying that the videos were a necessary counterbalance to the bias they alleged to be present in mainstream media. "While I have enjoyed my time at CNN, I will be moving to a new role", she wrote.

Former U.S. Ambassador to Russian Federation under President Barack Obama, Michael McFaul, said the video "Feels eerily like so many state-owned channels I've watched in other countries".

So, what do you think about the "real news" on President Donald Trump's personal Facebook page?

Daughter-in-law: The first video in this new feature came out about a week ago with Trump daughter-in-law Lara Trump, wife of Eric, as the anchor, notes BuzzFeed News. "Trump is truly a post-partisan president". Everyone agreed that McEnany's "real news" was not, in fact, news at all.

On Twitter, critics denounced the video as a form of propaganda.

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